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Peninsula Park and Rose Gardens

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Address: 700 North Rosa Parks Way, Portland, OR 97217
Phone Number: +1 503-823-2525
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great views of the city

This park area is great to stroll around and literally take time to "smell the roses". It's up on a hill just outside of the city, so on a clear day, the views are great. The... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Michele H
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Edwards, Colorado
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Edwards, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park area is great to stroll around and literally take time to "smell the roses". It's up on a hill just outside of the city, so on a clear day, the views are great. The Japanese Gardens are just across the street - also a great stop when in the area!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Peninsula Park has the largest rose garden other than the Portland test gardens. Paths allow you to stroll and admire the drifts of color. It's a sunken garden so the perfume is intense on a sunny day. Beautiful fountain, old gazebo. And on the other side, an extensive playground for the children. What a lovely park!

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Thank Caroline K
Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The rose garden was beautiful. There is a lot of walking and a lot of stairs to manage, so wear comfortable shoes. They have a wonderful variety of roses and other plants and flowers as well. The view of the city from the top terrace is great. There is a an open air amphitheater that looks like a great place... More 

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Thank Surftoker
Detroit, MI
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

I have been to the Rose Garden several times and it is a fabulous experience. So many different roses, each with its own delicate aroma. Great place for photos. Restroom facilities available. Stop in the gift shop. One of the workers paints pictures from the gardens and her greeting cards are signed. Only cost about $4. You can easily frame... More 

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Lebanon, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

It was a very pleasant experience to return to Peninsula Park Rose Gardens after decades away. The Rose Gardens were lovely and I was surprised to see that so many roses were still beautifully blooming. The lawn was green, the walkways wide and clean, and the fountain flowing. The gazebo stood proudly up the stairs leading to the sunken gardens.... More 

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Boston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

What a beautiful place to visit! We were lucky enough to be able to walk here from our friend's house while visiting Portland. I could have stayed for hours, if by myself, and smelled all of the roses. I never knew they could have such different scents. They are magnificent. I hear it's a wonderful place to picnic and listen... More 

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Saint Helens, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Have visited this park my entire life with and with out children. Oregon Symphony concerts, sport events, pool/ swimming lessons, dance lessons, wrestling events, beautiful scenery, large open spaces to run, playground, trees, pathways.

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Thank celeste s
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

This is one of the gems of the Portland Park System. A great place to meet a group. The Gazebo and the Fountain make great meeting spots. The parking is easy on the street.

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Thank Tanya M
Atlanta, Georgia, Usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

This is a great place to relax and see some of the most beautiful roses in the world. Paths will carry you to hundreds of varieties but old and new in what is called the test area. Other than parking (which is hard to find on a Sunday as we found out but inexpensive) there is no fee to walk... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is a must see. The roses in full bloom in August, the fragrance of thousands of roses fills the air. Wow! This was a bit of trip for us, but well worth the effort of getting here. Simply spectacular.

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