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Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park

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3050 Hecker Pass Rd, Gilroy, CA 95020-9411
+1 408-840-7100
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Excellent for families with younger kids

Gilroy Gardens is a great smaller amusement park. Perfect for families with smaller kids, I would... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Carlos G
via mobile
A special place for folks and families with children 10 and under

What a great place to take your young kids for a fun day. Very well set up for parents too, nice... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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An extraordinary combination of nature preserve and theme park that comprises more than 75 acres of trees, plants, water and rocks combined with rides, picnic grounds, miniature golf and spectacular gardens.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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3050 Hecker Pass Rd, Gilroy, CA 95020-9411
+1 408-840-7100
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Gilroy Gardens is a great smaller amusement park. Perfect for families with smaller kids, I would say 10 and younger. The pricing is great, it does not cost a lot to attend and they have specials throughout the season. The drawback is their hours. They...More

Thank Carlos G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a great place to take your young kids for a fun day. Very well set up for parents too, nice walking paths and shade where you need it. Rides are great for the small kids from 2 to 10 years of age. Great value...More

Thank ScottyCA
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a hot day and I was pleasantly surprised at the amount of shade and comfortable seating available. There were plenty of rides for a four year old, the gardens were nicely maintained, and the trees were whimsical. The numerous water play stations...More

Thank traveling_wm
Reviewed 1 week ago

This park obviously caters to children! and we love it! Our daughter is happy everytime that we come and the fact that we have the season gold passes from GA we are able to come and enjoy this park! The rides are great but what...More

Thank Victor B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here for my first time, with my girlfriend. Even though, it is a park themed for for small children. The park is spacious and very clean. It is full of beautiful taller shady trees. It has highly diverse and beautifully planned vegetation. It...More

Thank MichaelH6811GY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited gilroy gardens this weekend with my family including two young children. It has been 10 years since I have been there and I was shocked at the appearance of the park. The entrance is beautiful but further into the park the weeds have...More

Thank Phyllis T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Last Saturday visited this theme park with our family. It is well maintained and clean theme park. Visited with our grand children. They never wanted to come out of the park. Lot of rides for grown up and kids all included in the tkt itself....More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had so much fun!!! There are areas for water play - so have the kids bring a swim suit. Lots of shade and fun rides for children 4 and younger. There are rides for older children but we had a two year old. The...More

Thank CherBear123
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

First of all this park was set up for everybody..however..its more for small kids..i have 2 tips..go online and let them scan the barcode for a better price..or ..if you go for sightseeing ..you can get your admission back providing your back within 2 hours..we...More

Thank David O
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

First time attending the event, delish food, great entertainment, we got to dance to the awesome music of the Gina & the Tonics! Well organized we got to ride a shuttle from the parking lot and back ($10) 🙂looking forward for next year.

Thank Lisa R
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22 August 2017|
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Response from Jane P | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are plenty of rides that parents can go on. Some do not have size limitations.
Joan G
25 June 2016|
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Response from wunnetu_nta | Reviewed this property |
Yes bring towels unless your prepared to purchase. Yes, adults and children can get wet near water gun and slide play area. Currently the other location that has splash area is closed for Illumination.
20 June 2016|
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Response from wawa1910 | Reviewed this property |
Monday through Thursday. Be there right when they open. Leave by 1PM.