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Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden

2400 S Scenic Ave, Springfield, MO 65807-3220
+1 417-891-1515
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Enjoyable couple's retreat

My wife and I both enjoy strolling through the gardens and enjoy seeing the new plants and... read more

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nytrdr7
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Springfield, Missouri
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Located next to Botanical Gardens. Have been several times and love this place! Highly recommend... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sarah D
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Springfield, Missouri
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The Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden is open from April 1 through October 31 annually. The operating hours are 10 AM to 7 PM April - September and closes at 6 p.m. in October. Admission is $3/adults; children 12 and under are free. The Garden sits on 7 1/2 acres and contains three large ponds, several canals, a waterfall, Tea House and several other structures. The grounds are maintained by Springfield-Greene County Parks Department supported extensively by local volunteers. At the Ticket Booth, you can buy fish food for the Koi. Special events throughout the season include: Cherry Blossom Kite in April; Japanese Fall Festival in September and Romance in the Japanese Garden. For information about weddings, call the main Botanical Center.
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2400 S Scenic Ave, Springfield, MO 65807-3220
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+1 417-891-1515
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"japanese stroll garden"
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"botanical gardens"
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"pleasant walk"
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"small fee"
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"green park"
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Reviewed today

My wife and I both enjoy strolling through the gardens and enjoy seeing the new plants and attractions that they have added over the years. It is a nice to take some time together in a relaxing environment.

Thank nytrdr7
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located next to Botanical Gardens. Have been several times and love this place! Highly recommend visiting on a beautiful warm day. You will not regret it!

Thank Sarah D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place to take pictures or just for a lovely stroll. Have been several times and will be back.

Thank kc58ab
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Please read the super small script in the discription here. It is closed from October to April. I look forward to trying it again. It does sit next to a small historical building site. That was nice.

Thank Darelle R
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Reviewed 25 December 2017

This garden is breathtaking for an individual who wants to take time to enjoy the beauty of the garden. The path is short in distance, but highly impactful. Be sure to take the time to enjoy each moment of the garden. You shouldn't rush through...More

Thank freedomawaits
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

This is a beautiful Japanese garden with a nicely defined path. It has all the elements of traditional Japanese gardens and lots of spots to sit and enjoy the views. We went later in the afternoon and it wasn't too busy so it was very...More

Thank Stephanie M
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I will admit, I was surprised... this garden was a much better experience than I was anticipating. Very beautiful, very serene, and very cared for. I visited in late summer / early fall, and the gardens were just magnificent. If you're in the area, keep...More

Thank Jason M
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

We spent an hour or two walking the paths and admiring the serenity. Well worth the break from driving and crowds. Charming and quiet.

Thank coloradorover2017
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

When my wife and I visited this spiritual park we had it totally to ourselves. Words can not describe the feeling of peace and tranquility we experienced. Let the others go to the crowded tourist spots. If you want to want a beautiful place to...More

Thank Goodness4you
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

This is a "must see" place in Springfield. Gorgeous, diverse gardens, walkways, lake, historic buildings, and it's free!

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MaryFromMissouri
10 April 2018|
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Response from Katie S | Property representative |
The date has varied every year for the past 10 years... Generally the Yoshinos and Higan Weeping forms bloom the first week of April and the double pom Kwanzans bloom the 2nd-3rd week of April. The blooms have come and gone... More
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j1ceasar
20 July 2017|
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Response from Benn D | Reviewed this property |
Never have seen any offered
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huskerkara
1 February 2017|
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Response from Katie S | Property representative |
New for 2017, we plan to be open daily starting in April - October. The gardens are closed daily for the season November - March.
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