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Hopelands Gardens

Whiskey Road and Dupress Place, Aiken, SC 29802
+1 803-642-7631
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Hopelands Gardens anytime

Hopelands Gardens is a lovely, quiet city park with easy walking trails. The Garden Club and the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Trowen62
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Aiken, South Carolina
Unkempt and Overgrown

I guess this is what happens when a private owner "gifts" a property like this to the city who is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
beefdoctor
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Sykesville, Maryland
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Whiskey Road and Dupress Place, Aiken, SC 29802
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Hopelands Gardens is a lovely, quiet city park with easy walking trails. The Garden Club and the city of Aiken have done a great job this summer cleaning it up. There are things blooming throughout the year. My favorite time is when the Camellias are...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I guess this is what happens when a private owner "gifts" a property like this to the city who is then expected to maintain it. The grounds were no well maintained, the parking area was a muddy mess, and to call this place "gardens" is...More

Thank beefdoctor
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I love to go get ice cream and then go walk through the gardens. They have brick trails winding all throughout the place and the grounds are always exceptionally groomed. The ponds have fish and turtles you can watch. I go alone...More

Thank Wethc
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Quiet & Peaceful strolling through gardens. Labyrinth! Ducks 🦆 on pond. Also beautiful @ Christmas time during The Lights of Hopelands!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to go. Beautiful grounds. A lot if opportunities for taking photographs. Nice place to go for walks.

Thank Tt J
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place is BEAUTIFUL! A friend of mine was married at the Rye Patch, which is connected to Hopeland Gardens, and beautiful as well, but not as much as Hopeland Gardens. It’s blocked off from the outside making it like a whole new world almost...More

Thank Cortney S
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

My first time visiting hopeland gardens and the rye patch. I was amazed at how beautiful it was maintained. The wedding was set up on the grounds of the patch. Wonderful setting for the wedding. The reception was split inside and outside. The inside portion...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

This was our second trip to Hopelands Gardens in as many months. It was even more stunning in December than October. The koi and the kaolin pond are beautiful.

Thank Christy H
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

While there isn't a lot of color in the gardens, the paths are neatly maintained and shaded for the most part. The 'show' barn has some interesting bits of history, both about the horses and their owners. We were not able to explore the Doll...More

Thank Karen E
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Our daughter decided to use this location for her wedding last week and it was the perfect setting. Great story behind this location as well. Excellent place for a nice nature walk to unwind and relax for a bit.

Thank Darren T
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Many restaurants on Lauren’s street have outdoor seating that are dog friendly
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