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Gardens of the American Rose Center

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Address: Jefferson Paige Road, Interstate 20 Exit # 8, Shreveport, LA 71119
Phone Number: +1 318-938-5402
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Operated by the American Rose Society, the 42 acres of this research and...

Operated by the American Rose Society, the 42 acres of this research and garden facility feature 20,000 blooms.

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Excellent Christmas Display

We visited at Christmas time. The facilities were excellent. They had displays done by local community schools, in addition to their light displays. I felt this was a nice touch... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 August 2016
Christiana V
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Shreveport, Louisiana
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Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Lea111
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Laura K M
Shreveport, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We visited at Christmas time. The facilities were excellent. They had displays done by local community schools, in addition to their light displays. I felt this was a nice touch. The restrooms and gift shop were clean and easily accessible, despite this being after normal operating hours for the Center. The only thing they could have improved would be to... More 

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Thank Christiana V
Springfield, Illinois
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Being gardeners we went two hour out of our way on our vacation trip to visit this place and it was an absolute waste of time. We arrived in the early afternoon, almost four hours before their posted closing time. We found the place totally empty of staff, visitors or anyone. I went into the visitors center to ask about... More 

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Thank AAAAwells
AmericanRoses, Public Relations Manager at Gardens of the American Rose Center, responded to this review

Hi AAAAwells, We are sorry to hear you were less than satisfied with your recent visit. If you visited on the weekend, we do only have one person working on the grounds during the posted hours. As we have more than 65 acres of gardens on our 118 acre property, you may not see our grounds worker during your visit,... More 

Lake Dallas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

I love roses so this place was heaven to me. They have so many different varieties and colors. The grounds were beautiful.

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Thank Loretta V
shreveport
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

The Rose Center is Gorgeous. We go every year to see all of the Christmas Lights. The kids love it. I am not sure how it is any other time, I know people used to take pictures here but I'm not sure if they still do or not.

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Thank nkki k
Pocatello, Idaho
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

This was a stop on my road trip this year. I had read reviews, but they weren't correct. We went and we got there and we thought it was closed. Then I saw this sign tell you to go to the lower parking lot. We did. We saw there use to be multiple gardens. The rose plants that were there... More 

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Thank Cherney C
New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We visited the gardens at night to experience their Christmas lights display. It was a nice way to spend time on a chilly December evening in Shreveport. The oversized cards created by area schools were clever and very artistic. Listening to the live choirs was nice as was the stroll through the gardens. If you are there during the holiday... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

I recently read a review about the landscaping of this garden and never thought much about because I don't have a green thumb. But I always did feel this place could be so much more...usually, I come here with friends to walk and talk through the paths just because I like being outdoors but it does feel a bit sad.... More 

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

My son was married here and the venue is remarkable the grounds are beautiful. There are several options for the wedding or just a great place to see pretty flowers. This is great for all ages.

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