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A Most Amazing Place

A longtime favorite place to visit for our family. Beautifully kept, year after year, and simply... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Fairfield, Connecticut
Beauty in Schenectady

Absolutely gorgeous!! Roses bloom from mid June through October. All ages enjoy strolling through... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

A longtime favorite place to visit for our family. Beautifully kept, year after year, and simply beautiful. Easy to park, walk, sit, accessible. Engraved pavers pay tribute to family, friends and lovers of this space and help to maintain it's beauty.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Absolutely gorgeous!! Roses bloom from mid June through October. All ages enjoy strolling through the garden, resting on the benches and watching the fountain. Many, many wedding parties have their pictures there. Fun to read the sidewalks made of dedicated bricks for all kinds of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ashimabrar
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

Date of experience: August 2017
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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There is free parking available in the Central Park of which the gardens are a part.