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Alice Keck Park Memorial Gardens

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Beautiful oasis in the city

I love this park. It’s tranquil and the gardens are glorious and just beckon one to meander through... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Angie K
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Peace and calm

At least the day I went, it was peaceful and I enjoyed walking around the gardens pathways, around... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2018
Catonsville, Maryland
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“winding paths”(3 reviews)
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1600 Santa Barbara St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-1912
+1 805-564-5484
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this park. It’s tranquil and the gardens are glorious and just beckon one to meander through them. I always see something new and of interest. I also enjoy hearing the folk musicians playing under the big tree when I randomly catch them. Definitely...More

Thank Angie K
Reviewed September 5, 2018

At least the day I went, it was peaceful and I enjoyed walking around the gardens pathways, around the pond, over the bridges, and sitting near the huge tree in the middle. Lots of space for picnicking and for the kids to explore.

Thank gr8fish2017
Reviewed August 17, 2018

This is a nice surprise, a lovely almost five acre park in the middle of the city. (By the way, the woman who donated the land was Mrs. Park, not Mrs. Keck as you might think.) We enjoyed strolling the paths past many flowering trees...More

Thank Ruth G
Reviewed August 8, 2018

This park was spared from development fortunately and is a green treasure, abundant with flowers and trees and pathways. The duck pond has just been cleaned up. Weekend family parties abound. NOt far from the city center and a great place to go to unwind.

Thank Dianne V
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This is an amazing garden. It's quite small and easy to walk through and the materials they provide for garden planning are terrific.

Thank psychjudy
Reviewed July 2, 2018

impressed with how clean the park was and the only thing that I was concerned about were the homeless problem

1  Thank travelshooter71
Reviewed June 24, 2018

The city had drained the pond and the turtles, ducks and birds seemingly were without a home. A little disturbing for my ten year old nephew. We will return in a few months and hopefully the work will be completed. The day was saved with...More

1  Thank Diane961
Reviewed June 18, 2018

a peaceful , wonderful vegetation, unusual plants , duck and turtle pond, gazebo, what more can you ask for

Thank romaniangirlamerican
Reviewed May 28, 2018

This lovely park is in the center of town next to Alameda and the Children's park. Turtles and ducks in the pond and lots of lovely plants.

Thank Linda H
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Recommended for leaning about the plants that do well in Santa Barbara and children love feeding the turtles and ducks

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November 8, 2015|
Response from romaniangirlamerican |
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