Fodor's Expert Review Inez Grant Parker Memorial Rose Garden and Desert Garden

Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo Garden/Arboretum Fodor's Choice

These neighboring gardens sit just across the Park Boulevard pedestrian bridge and offer gorgeous views over Florida Canyon. The formal rose garden contains 1,600 roses representing nearly 130 varieties; peak bloom is usually in April and May. The adjacent Desert Garden provides a striking contrast, with 2.5 acres of succulents and desert plants seeming to blend into the landscape of the canyon below.

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2525 Park Blvd.
San Diego, California  92101, USA

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