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Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden

1431 Waverley St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-3640
+1 650-329-1356
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a stroll through "yesteryear"

The beautiful grounds and gardens are spread out over a few city blocks and anchored by an... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Susan G
Beautiful small garden and nice house

A good opportunity to visit a garden that was designed and what an effort was required to well... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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1431 Waverley St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-3640
+1 650-329-1356
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beautiful grounds and gardens are spread out over a few city blocks and anchored by an authentic 19th century craftsman style mini-mansion. If you like period architecture a stroll in the adjacent neighborhood will give you views of an historic era.

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good opportunity to visit a garden that was designed and what an effort was required to well maintain it.

Thank Elizur
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

This is a small garden it is nice for a quick stroll but noting special. It is free including parking which is a big plus.

Thank Josh K
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The garden is so beautiful! I have visited it twice, first time it was tulips in full bloom and the next time it was wisteria. Both the visits, I found the garden to be very peaceful and quiet. It's very well maintained and they keep...More

Thank ExplorerSB
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Beautiful location to look at a flower and vegetable garden. Popular photography destination (for both the flowers and as a portrait backdrop). Staff extremely helpful in answering questions.

Thank Michael V
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is one of the special reasons for living in Palo Alto. Beautiful gardens where you can spend a few minutes or hours just relaxing and enjoying the beautiful flowers and environment. Special events and weddings are also held at the gardens. You couldn't ask...More

Thank Iamalwayslost
Reviewed 28 January 2017

This is a 2 hour max visit. Nice gardens, well maintained, surrounding a limited access restored grand old house. Easy, free parking.

Thank billcScottsdale
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Low key, old fashion way to spend a couple of hours, strolling around these lovely gardens. There is no charge and a donation would likely be welcome. Located in one of the nicest neighborhoods in Palo Alto, easy parking.

1  Thank bnadine
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is a small pleasant public garden in a residential area. Beautiful flowers, gazebos, etc. Not a lot of space to walk in, but perfect for an easy stroll with an elderly parent!

Thank jtileston
Reviewed 16 December 2016

This lovely garden paradise in the midst of Palo Alto is a great place to walk from work to have a little break from the busy day, take a breath of fresh air and take time to smell the roses, look at the various dahlias,...More

Thank BeadsOfLight
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27 April 2016|
Response from kwong | Reviewed this property |
Hi Karunia, Welcome to Palo Alto. Gamble Garden. is a lovely with paths somewhat pebbly. I'm pretty sure wheelchairs could be pushed through the main areas but not through the vegetable gardens. there are small parking... More