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Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park

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3050 Hecker Pass Rd, Gilroy, CA 95020-9411
+1 408-840-7100
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If you purchase Golden pass for Great America ., you automatically can visit both places ., GA and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sashe S
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San Francisco, California
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so fun at night with our four year old grandson

They have a reduced rate for the holidays and they are only open from 4-9, but the park is empty... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michelle R
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Fresno, California
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An extraordinary combination of nature preserve and theme park that comprises more than 75 acres of trees, plants, water and rocks combined with rides, picnic grounds, miniature golf and spectacular gardens.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“great america” (22 reviews)
“water play” (13 reviews)
“season pass” (19 reviews)
LOCATION
3050 Hecker Pass Rd, Gilroy, CA 95020-9411
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3050 Hecker Pass Rd, Gilroy, CA 95020-9411
+1 408-840-7100
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you purchase Golden pass for Great America ., you automatically can visit both places ., GA and Gilroy gardens . With the golden pass from Great America ., you have included parking for GA and GilroyG . There fore ., huge sign on the...More

Thank Sashe S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have a reduced rate for the holidays and they are only open from 4-9, but the park is empty and perfect for kids under 10. It is beautifully lit with decorations for the holidays, a cute Charlie Brown Christmas show, and rides open with...More

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We brought our grandchildren to this delightful park twice recently, once in mid-October and once right after Thanksgiving. Both times there was no milk to be purchased at any of the locations we tried. This is quite amazing for a place oriented towards young children....More

1  Thank brandenburg456
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful place, can’t believe I’ve never visited before. It was the perfect place for our toddler as she truly enjoyed all the park has to offer. The petting zoo is adorable and well-kept, so many cute goats and other critters. Shade is provided...More

Thank Tanya M
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

We went in November and the park was relatively quiet. I can sincerely say that it was the only theme park experience with small kids that I’ve actually enjoyed. Nestled in the trees, this natural themed park was a delight to stroll through. It was...More

1  Thank Scott F
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I've been here quite a few times, enough to buy a season pass. What I love about this place - as adults we can ride on most of the rides with our children, rights for little kids and your pre-teens. The water park is super...More

Thank racape16
Reviewed 24 October 2017

My sister moved to Gilroy and suggested we visit this park. We liked the variety of rides for all ages and LOVED the water park during the hot, HOT Gilroy day! The water park is to be expanded in 2018 and we will be sure...More

Thank marie030479
Reviewed 13 October 2017

I've ben there several time and have always enjoyed my experience. It's small so you can get arround the park very easily and see the whole park. Great for younger children and their parents.

Thank Dave4380
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Walked around the park , enjoyed the rides and the flowers. This is a nice park for small children, parents and grandparents.

Thank sherryhuf
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

First time for my little one 21 months and for my husband. Went in the morning for about 2 hours. Warm weather 70's did lots of walking. Left and came back for the gardens at night, which is a Halloween themed garden. Super pretty, definitely...More

Thank Julia G
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bonniehayward321
22 August 2017|
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Response from Jane P | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are plenty of rides that parents can go on. Some do not have size limitations.
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Joan G
25 June 2016|
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Response from wunnetu_nta | Reviewed this property |
Yes bring towels unless your prepared to purchase. Yes, adults and children can get wet near water gun and slide play area. Currently the other location that has splash area is closed for Illumination.
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CountryGUL
20 June 2016|
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Response from wawa1910 | Reviewed this property |
Monday through Thursday. Be there right when they open. Leave by 1PM.
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