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Whetstone Park / Park of Roses

3923 N High St, Columbus, OH 43214-3335
+1 614-645-3217
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Beautiful photo spot

This park is very beautiful. You'll see lots of photographers in the spring/ early summer taking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kelley M
Nice Little Stop

Lots of different flowers, mostly roses, obviously. When we visited there were 3 weddings going on... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Arlington, Virginia
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One of the largest municipal rose gardens in the U.S., this 13-acre park features more than 11,000 gorgeous rose bushes and specialized gardens for herbs, daffodils and perennials.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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3923 N High St, Columbus, OH 43214-3335
+1 614-645-3217
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is very beautiful. You'll see lots of photographers in the spring/ early summer taking family photo sessions with the roses. It is well maintained and just fun to stroll through.

Thank Kelley M
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Lots of different flowers, mostly roses, obviously. When we visited there were 3 weddings going on at once! If you're in the neighborhood, please stop by! If you're short on time, I would prioritize the Topiary Garden over this.

Thank PanamaZac
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I was there with a small child and another person. It was mid week around lunch time. We stopped and ate by a table which was fine, the geese were overbearing though. We moved on to the park and there were small kids 2-4 there...More

Thank alimay2323
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Out-of-towners on a garden tour of Columbus. Mid-August is not the best time to see the Roses, but we were pleasantly surprised how many were still blooming, although many bushes were not. Free and free parking. Need to come back earlier in the year

Thank Pat R
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Most beautiful when the roses are blooming, but no matter when you go to this park, there is always something to see. The roses, the pond that always has ducks swimming, a playground for the kids. They also do a pretty great 4th of July...More

Thank toddjm02
Reviewed 9 August 2017

great time to visit. The roses have rebloomed and park is beautiful right now South of the park is a path along a stream that is like being in a forest in eastern ohio Leave your phone in the car and just enjoy the roses...More

Thank keith p
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Went to Park of Roses on Sunday for the evening concert. Great location, always entertaining. Park has many paths and although there are lots of roses, many other plants as well.

Thank Jcobrwnmom
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Always a peaceful, clean, beautiful park. Very well kept, with an abundance of well-marked rose types to explore. A fountain, benches, and other structures add a nice touch.

Thank Amy P
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The park is free to all visitors and open every day from dawn to dusk. It is accessible to strollers and wheelchairs. Our visit followed a hard rainstorm so most of the beautiful roses were beaten down by the rain. However, as the day cleared...More

1  Thank rescueagreyhound
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Great pRk to visit! Very clean, lived in Cbus my whole life and finally visited. Love the area. Lots to do.

Thank TaraLynn326
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Torinda E
2 June 2017|
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Response from UsuallyNotGrumpy | Reviewed this property |
Oh leashes. Clean up after them. Its a great place for dogs.
21 March 2017|
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Response from bumu1 | Reviewed this property |
I would say May through early September
Brandi J
30 July 2016|
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Response from vince35nations | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as the others said, free