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Sunken Gardens

6505 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA 93422
+1 805-461-5000
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So pretty!!!

The sunken gardens are directly across from the amazing, historic Atascadero City Hall. On... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Atascadero, California
beautiful area

It is a great place to go watch kids play soccer or hunt Easter eggs. Great to walk around. Be sure... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wendi S
Atascadero, California
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1 week ago
“So pretty!!!”
3 weeks ago
“beautiful area”
6505 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA 93422
+1 805-461-5000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The sunken gardens are directly across from the amazing, historic Atascadero City Hall. On Wednesdays there is an old-fashioned farmers market where one can purchase locally grown fruits, vegetables, honey, and more.

Thank 2015noname2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a great place to go watch kids play soccer or hunt Easter eggs. Great to walk around. Be sure to visit the City museum if you get the chance.

Thank Wendi S
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We were lucky to visit the first day of the Wednesday Market. Hope it continues! Also treated to a performance by a local ballet school on the steps of City Hall. Way to go, Atascadero!

Thank bannerdays
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We walk our dog around Sunken Gardens and it's the perfect short walk! Lots of community events take place here throughout the year.

1  Thank joeschwartzphotos
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The city hall seems well built with good architecture. The fountain outside the city hall in the park looks nice with paved paths all around. the water looked all soapy, so didn't let kids touch it. Maybe a nice hangout for locals.

1  Thank pbsheth
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The amount of juvineles with nothing to do and homeless people makes the sunken gardens a creepy park.

Thank Burbank
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

The Sunken Gardens is a lovely trip back thru time, well maintained and a nice place to stroll. You can't miss the magnificent historic city hall building in the next block, which offers free docent tours(check website).

Thank snipcat
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

The city hall building nearby reminds me of the Pantheon in Rome, but when we were there, it was closed. I have seen some pictures of the inside from websites, and they appear to be quite fabulous. Maybe it worthy a quick stop/break if you...More

Thank sbudiman
Reviewed 2 January 2016

The Sunken Gardens in Atascadero, CA is a beautiful park that is the perfect place to take a break from the daily grind, have a picnic lunch, let your children run and play or just enjoy the outdoors in the middle of town.

Thank BlancoBabe
Reviewed 18 December 2015

There is not much to see in downtown Atascadero, but this is worth the short drive off the 101 freeway to see the park, fountain and beautifully, restored, historical city hall.

Thank cicilee
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