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Lake Harriet Rose Garden

4125 E Lake Harriet Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55409
+1 612-370-4900
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Beautiful when roses are in full bloom.

Many years ago, the Rose Gardens suffered a lot of damage from a tornado, but they have fully... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2014
Nice little park not far from lake Harriet

This is a nice little park next to the lake Harriet. It's a sweet little retreat for locals and... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2013
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4125 E Lake Harriet Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55409
+1 612-370-4900
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Reviewed 16 April 2014

Many years ago, the Rose Gardens suffered a lot of damage from a tornado, but they have fully recovered. Join all the other Grandmothers in town and go visit- it's also great stroll near Lake Harriet.

Thank dwmv65
Reviewed 12 December 2013

This is a nice little park next to the lake Harriet. It's a sweet little retreat for locals and tourists. It's never crowded, which is really nice if you are looking for a quiet place.

Thank stric75
Reviewed 27 November 2013

This isn't a huge area but you must see the varieties of roses. All colors and sizes. It is pleasant to be able to stroll right up close and smell and take a close up picture. Lots of people but seemingly no crowding. It is...More

Thank Don G
Reviewed 24 November 2013

This place is amazing. When the flowers are in season, it's a stunningly beautiful place. Vast array of roses are displayed. It's a wonderful free place, with refreshments & toilet facilities across the street. Great place to spend 30-60 minutes.

2  Thank Seniordad
Reviewed 3 October 2013

Not worth the trip. If you are walking around Lake Harriet and are seeking a visual distraction, then its ok ... and just ok. This is definitely not a destination. You can find more roses at your local garden store.

1  Thank STP1606
Reviewed 30 July 2013

There are larger rose gardens in the U.S. but this is a fine place to casually observe the beauty of many fine roses. Combine it with a Lake Harriet outing (across the parkway) for exercise or for concert-going. Stop and smell the roses!

Reviewed 29 July 2013

This rose garden (billed as one of the largest???) is very, very small, and many of the little beds were quite new, so they weren't large plants, etc. We were there in June, yet I was unimpressed. The scenery was nice, but not really worth...More

Thank dakotakidz
Reviewed 22 July 2013

I visited the rose garden in July, and some of the flowers were past their prime. But it is still magnificent, with blossoms of all different colors and shades to look at and smell (one must do that in a rose garden, mustn't one?). Some...More

Thank wsdmnature
Reviewed 5 June 2013

Amongst the face paced area of Minneapolis's uptown hip area, near the chain of lakes, sits this enchanting rose garden. During the summer it is a nice place to take a walk and enjoy the smells and views.

Thank jasmineflowers23
Reviewed 30 May 2013

it is a great place to walk around on a nice summer day. the flowers are amazing and you have the lake right near by so it is easy to do multiple things

1  Thank jenzo15
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can we bring our dog along. On leash of course.
4 March 2017|
Response from Josefina A | Reviewed this property |
Are the flowers in bloom in early August?
6 April 2016|
Response from timoydia | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but I think they are at their best in July.
Sarah B
Can you bring your dog?
13 July 2015|
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Response from timoydia | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure you can, although I don't remember seeing anyone walking there with a dog.