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Whetstone Park / Park of Roses

3923 N High St, Columbus, OH 43214-3335
+1 614-645-3217
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Gorgeous roses of all colors

I stopped in to the Park of Roses portion of Whetstone Park this morning. I was in awe of how many... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
via mobile
Absolutely beautiful!

I'm so happy I took time to visit the rose garden! It was absolutely stunning, the grounds are very... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jennifer B
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One of the largest municipal rose gardens in the U.S., this 13-acre park features more than 11,000 gorgeous rose bushes and specialized gardens for herbs, daffodils and perennials.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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3923 N High St, Columbus, OH 43214-3335
+1 614-645-3217
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I stopped in to the Park of Roses portion of Whetstone Park this morning. I was in awe of how many different colors and types of roses there are. Beyond the typical shades of reds, there were some that were peach, purple, white with red...More

Thank MapMakinMan
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I'm so happy I took time to visit the rose garden! It was absolutely stunning, the grounds are very well kept and the rose garden is huge. Please take time to visit you will not be disappointed!

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A must do place to stop and view (and smell) the roses! Can never decide which is my favorite as they all have different amounts of petals, colors and scents. Spring thru fall it is a lovely place to visit. Live music in the park...More

1  Thank Amy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I must confess I don't even like roses and I thought this would be some tiny little garden in clintonville. It exceeded my expectations. This is a well planned expansive park, both in variety of roses and in size. The memorials were really beautiful to...More

Thank msquared023
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would be a 'five' if they had public restrooms and the grass around the roses was cut. I love roses and we just stopped by while running errands on a recent trip. Wide variety of roses in an absolutely beautiful park. If you have some...More

Thank Texspike
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a bike ride there. Roses were in peak bloom. Such a lovely neighborhood attraction. It is toward the very back of Whetstone Park, so continue toward the soccer fields, and then walk uphill behind the building. It's pretty extensive.

Thank darstar1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park was much bigger than expected,and obviously the smell was wonderful! I went to the website before deciding to go here, and it said the best time to see Roses in full bloom was mid to end of May. We were hoping to be...More

Thank lenorar2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Internationally known, the Whetstone Park of Roses is an excellent way to spend a summer day, seeing all the numerous beautiful roses that are well maintained. A beautiful setting and an enjoyable day spent in nature with the roses.

Thank williammZ222ZR
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Very nice flowers collection and all the flowers are blooming now(May 17, 2017). And very nice walking trail around the little pond with ducks. we can enjoy the ground environment with full of kids playing.... :)

Thank Ananth A
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I've been going here for 20 years, numerous family picnics and dog walks. The highlight is truly the roses during prime season (late spring early summer). Great after dinner exercise to walk around with some one you love. There is a nice shelter/party house up...More

Thank Wolfboy1
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Torinda E
Are dogs allowed to walk here?
2 June 2017|
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Response from UsuallyNotGrumpy | Reviewed this property |
Oh leashes. Clean up after them. Its a great place for dogs.
When would be the best time period this spring/summer to visit to see the roses in bloom?
21 March 2017|
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Response from bumu1 | Reviewed this property |
I would say May through early September
Brandi J
Price if admittance
30 July 2016|
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Response from vince35nations | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as the others said, free