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Highland Botanical Park and Lamberton Conservatory

180 Reservoir Ave, Rochester, NY 14620-2729
+1 585-753-7275
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Enjoyed the park

The park is well maintained with beautiful flowers and plants. I enjoyed taking pictures of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Diane K
Chicago, Illinois
via mobile
Rochester's best kept secret for Flower lovers

There are many plants from all over the world here. The flowers are beautiful. It's like Nature in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Carlisle G
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180 Reservoir Ave, Rochester, NY 14620-2729
+1 585-753-7275
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The park is well maintained with beautiful flowers and plants. I enjoyed taking pictures of the flowers

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are many plants from all over the world here. The flowers are beautiful. It's like Nature in a nutshell..... this greenhouse will not take long to go through but you may not want to leave. Very reasonable $3 admission and free street parking. Turtles...More

Thank Carlisle G
Reviewed 16 August 2017

A must see for the Lilac Festival, but Highland has much more than just lilacs. It is a Frederick Law Olmstead park with majestic trees (look for the huge katsura), loads of ornamental shrubs, and lovely floral plantings. Be sure to check out The Poets...More

Thank Laurie C
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The conservatory (very large greenhouse) is well worth the trip to Highland Park. In addition to the numerous and varied flora from around the world, there are plenty of small quail, turtles and a resident duck to help entertain the little ones. The sections of...More

1  Thank symsdad
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Lots of interesting Cactus and local flowers to see the surrounding Highland Park is very beautiful and worth a nice walk through.

Thank RonCo893
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The Lamberton Conservatory is on the grounds of Highland Park. For $3 per person entrance fee, you basically get to visit a mini greenhouse. There are different sections, including houseplants, tropical plants, seasonal plants, and desert plants--this part included some very cool GIANT cacti! Also...More

1  Thank btobey
Reviewed 23 May 2017

So many lovely flowers! Relatively easy park to get around, but finding an open bathroom was a bit challenging.

1  Thank E L
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Nice display of poinsettias at the Conservatory, with live Turtles and baby Quails also on display. Approximately 20-30 minutes is ideal time to spend at this site.

Thank Diana P
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Lamberton Conservatory is an excellent display of various ecosystems as they flow from one room to another. Besides all the flowers and plants and cacti, they have just enough animals to keep you on your toes. The turtles are all contained in pits, but there...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Highland Park is an absolute gem! If you are in Rochester for any reason you should go visit the park. It has hundreds of Lilac Bushes, some planted over 50 years ago. Each year they hold a 10 day festival to honor the Lilacs. It...More

1  Thank FJMUTO
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23 April 2015|
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Response from 975traveler2012 | Reviewed this property |
The Lilacs are usually in full bloom around Mothers Day which is May 10th this year.