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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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Fit For Toddlers

this is a great theme park for young ones ages 10 and under. clean park, lots of rides, abundant... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ShoesOnFire
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San Francisco, California
Great place for youngsters

This park is geared toward younger kids and it was a hit for our 4 and 6 year olds. The rides and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sgbslo
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San Luis Obispo, 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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+1 408-840-7100
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"great america"
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"water play"
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"season pass"
in 19 reviews
"water attractions"
in 6 reviews
"swan boats"
in 4 reviews
"circus trees"
in 14 reviews
"great place for little kids"
in 4 reviews
"older kids"
in 15 reviews
"garlic festival"
in 4 reviews
"roller coaster"
in 21 reviews
"younger set"
in 5 reviews
"non profit"
in 8 reviews
"year olds"
in 13 reviews
"beautiful landscaping"
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"petting zoo"
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"short lines"
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"light show"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a great theme park for young ones ages 10 and under. clean park, lots of rides, abundant parking space. we try to go here every year and it's we do enjoy it very much. check out groupon for deals as they have it...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is geared toward younger kids and it was a hit for our 4 and 6 year olds. The rides and attractions are scaled toward smaller kids. The whole park is clean and has lots of trees which provide welcome shade. A really nice...More

Thank sgbslo
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 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
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

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
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Reviewed 11 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

2  Thank brandenburg456
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Reviewed 4 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
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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
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Reviewed 8 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

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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

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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.

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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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