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Gardens of the American Rose Center

Jefferson Paige Road, Interstate 20 Exit # 8, Shreveport, LA 71119
+1 318-938-5402
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Amazing peace and beauty

The Gardens are stunningly peaceful. I came towards the end of bloom and stayed for about 3 hours... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
ladyrbeatty
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Wilmington, North Carolina
Wedding

The grounds were wet but I could tell the roses were beautiful. I was there for a wedding and it... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Deborah S
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Operated by the American Rose Society, the 42 acres of this research and garden facility feature 20,000 blooms.
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good29%
  • Average25%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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Jefferson Paige Road, Interstate 20 Exit # 8, Shreveport, LA 71119
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

The Gardens are stunningly peaceful. I came towards the end of bloom and stayed for about 3 hours. I ran into one employee but not one other person. It gave me the chance to walk through all the stops on the map for various rose...More

1  Thank ladyrbeatty
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The grounds were wet but I could tell the roses were beautiful. I was there for a wedding and it was a perfect place for a small gathering. The backdrop was all glass and you could see outside. If you need a place for a...More

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Decided to visit on the weekend. My mother lives in Shreveport so we have been coming here for years. The gardens do a nice Christmas display, but we wanted to see the roses as they should be in peak bloom now. There is no admission...More

2  Thank pasherry
AmericanRoses, Public Relations Manager at Gardens of the American Rose Center, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

We are sorry to hear you were disappointed in your visit. The gardens are the headquarters and home of our national non-profit organization. Though we do not have the funds to do everything we would like, we are in the process of re-vamping and renovating...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

The Gardens of the American Rose Center is beautiful most of the year. Of course, when the roses are at their peak, you get the best experience. However, it is a peaceful place of solitude, and I learned a lot about the different sponsors of...More

Thank Jackie R
AmericanRoses, Public Relations Manager at Gardens of the American Rose Center, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Thank you for your kind words! We are glad you got to come during peak bloom and we are so happy you enjoyed yourself!

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Although it was a natural area there were few roses blooming but it could have been the time of year. Seems the grounds needed some work. The structures look unkempt and the beds needed work. I could see it would be a nice venue for...More

Thank G5562QBkarend
AmericanRoses, Public Relations Manager at Gardens of the American Rose Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thank you for your comments on the gardens, we are about to begin a reconstruction plan that may address some of these issues!

Reviewed 16 February 2017

I went there for a wedding and the natural scenery was breathtaking. We loved the water features also.

Thank ncholmes1969
AmericanRoses, Public Relations Manager at Gardens of the American Rose Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thank you for your comments on the gardens, is there something we could improve on?

Reviewed 22 December 2016

The signature event of the American Rose Center is its annual Christmas in Roseland, featuring large plywood, hand-painted Christmas card displays crafted by the art classes of area schools. Other features include thousands of Christmas lights, a train ride for the children and a Santa....More

1  Thank David T
AmericanRoses, Public Relations Manager at Gardens of the American Rose Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thank you for your comments on the gardens, we are very proud of Christmas in Roseland and all of the new activities and contests we had!

Reviewed 4 December 2016

We went here in early October when there should still be roses but the place was deserted and there were less roses than I have at home on 4 rose bushes in containers. Don't bother wasting your time here.More

Thank worldtravella
AmericanRoses, Public Relations Manager at Gardens of the American Rose Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2016

Hello Worldtravella, we are sorry to hear you were disappointed with your visit! Unfortunately our roses had a rough summer and our fall bloom didn't really begin to come around until November. We are currently taking steps to start our renovations next year and plan...More

Reviewed 26 September 2016

Beautiful grounds and a pleasure to take a quite walk when weather is cooler. During holidays they offer programs during the weeks prior to new year and it is family centered. Very nice.

Thank Lea111
AmericanRoses, Public Relations Manager at Gardens of the American Rose Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thank you for your comments on the gardens! We love to hear that you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 21 September 2016

The Rose Center is located in West Shreveport but the trip is very worthwhile. Beautiful gardens. Beautiful roses. Always fun place to visit.

Thank Laura K M
AmericanRoses, Public Relations Manager at Gardens of the American Rose Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thank you for your comments on the gardens, we love hearing that people enjoy their visit!

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Courtney K
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Response from Deborah S | Reviewed this property |
Not in the middle of the summer!! Early spring although there is always something to see.
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