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Lakeside Park & Rose Garden

1401 Lake Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46805
+1 260-427-6000
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Beautiful Place for a Wedding

Our friends son got married here and we had time before the wedding to walk around and take... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
via mobile
Beautiful and peaceful

When Graham Richard was Mayor of Fort Wayne, he organized and implemented a massive remodel and... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
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1401 Lake Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46805
+1 260-427-6000
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Our friends son got married here and we had time before the wedding to walk around and take pictures of a really beautiful park. We were very lucky that the day was beyond beautiful and it was the perfect setting for a perfect wedding. All...More

Thank tarvum
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

When Graham Richard was Mayor of Fort Wayne, he organized and implemented a massive remodel and updating of the Lakeside Rose Garden. What a remarkable transformation!!! The flowers are beautiful and are accented by the trellises and other architectural additions, as well as the majestic...More

Thank TravelerMike9999
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Most of the roses are not yet in bloom in early July, but this is still a very pretty place. It has a nice central pond with fountain. The geese that were hanging out there added some charm. The reflective pools are really special; to...More

Thank charlesd212
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Its a quaint little park in the city filled with beautiful rose bushes. It has a nice walking path and there is a playground in the center next to the pond. It is a great place to walk around and enjoy the scenery. I recommend...More

Thank Chadi B
Reviewed 2 June 2017

From the shores of Lake Beulah (yea, actually the name of the pond there) to the open space and pools of the Sunken Garden, the park is a combination of leisure and recreation. Ponder your existence in the pools or walk the paths. Excellent location...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Lakeside park is absolutely beautiful in the spring. The city of Fort Wayne does a great job of keeping it clean and majestic all summer long. Great for wedding pics.

Thank TinaBina66
Reviewed 20 October 2016

There are dozens of Rose beds. Roses, of all different colors and names like "Mr. Lincoln." Picnic areas are available on a first come bases.

Thank Ivan F
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The Lakeside Rose Garden is a favorite romantic destination and showcase for the Fort Wayne Parks Department to display their botanical excellence. Also we recently have brought our preschool age grandkids for a picnic in the playground area. Take a walk around the pond and...More

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Lakeside Park is a beautiful park! They have flower sthat are well taken care of and they have wedding at this park. They have a pavilion you can rent for different occasions with a playground for kids close by.

Thank Jane1554
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This place is just nice in the spring until fall the roses and flowers are nice. Great place to have a wedding, take pictures and the background is to die for if you are doing a photo shoot.n

Thank Melvia C
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27 June 2015|
Response from hearthlight | Reviewed this property |
No, there is no entrance fee. It is a wide open park.