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Wedding for my great neice

It was so Beautiful the Rose garden. Was gorgeous with all the Roses as the back drop for the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Schenectady, New York
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Beautiful Way To Spend An Afternoon

Wonderful place to spend a romantic afternoon. Clean and well kept...felt safe. Selection of Rose's... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2018
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500 Iroquois Ln, Schenectady, NY 12309-6144
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was so Beautiful the Rose garden. Was gorgeous with all the Roses as the back drop for the Wedding. I love going there and walking around its so peaceful.

Thank woodsmary420
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place to spend a romantic afternoon. Clean and well kept...felt safe. Selection of Rose's and flowers was outstanding. Walk around the lake was nice. Well maintained cement paths and plenty of benches along the way. Enjoyed watching the geese, bluegills, and bass. Well patrolled...More

Thank U8445GTluisd
Reviewed August 28, 2018

The rose garden is a very relaxing spot to stroll or just to sit on a bench. There are innumerable varieties of roses to see. I wish they had markers telling you what the variety names are, but most have no identification. It is free...More

Thank thebub2018
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is a lovely rose garden that features mutiples of many roses. I like the levels with a bridge and pond at the far end of the garden. Volunteer garden keep this garden in perfect shape.

Thank Frances E
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We visited the rose garden in the evening around dusk. There were quite a few families with children taking photos in and around the gardens. I had been there briefly last summer, but it looks as if they have really been doing some wonderful improvements...More

Thank NYKP123
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Nice place to spend a day on weekend with family. It has a swimming pool where families can spend time during summers specially. August is a nice month to visit this place for swimming. Though otherwise a picnic spot. It also has a duck pond...More

Thank Ashima B
Reviewed July 11, 2018

This park brings so many memories.. walking and feeding the birds and ducks.. picnics and concerts.. playing in the park and fire works... and wedding pics in the rose garden... great little place

Thank Rolanda M
Reviewed June 25, 2018

The City of Schenectady has been making a comeback the past decade but one thing that has been a constant over the years is the lovely Rose Garden in Central Park. This is a popular place for strolling, relaxing celebrating and breathing in the perfumed...More

Thank john K
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Great hidden treasure, perfect place for special photo ops. Very relaxing, well maintained. New blossoms all summer.

Thank jackeellsbury
Reviewed May 17, 2018

Beautiful roses - late June and mid August are peak times. The garden is small, but lets you bring a chair and a snack and sit by the water feature. It is a destination for garden clubs and people just looking to enjoy the spectacular...More

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Judy C
August 6, 2016|
Response from Pat D | Reviewed this property |
There is free parking available in the Central Park of which the gardens are a part.