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Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden

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Address: 1431 Waverly Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301
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This is one of the special reasons for living in Palo Alto. Beautiful gardens where you can spend a few minutes or hours just relaxing and enjoying the beautiful flowers and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Palo Alto, California
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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the special reasons for living in Palo Alto. Beautiful gardens where you can spend a few minutes or hours just relaxing and enjoying the beautiful flowers and environment. Special events and weddings are also held at the gardens. You couldn't ask for a better place to have an small event.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a 2 hour max visit. Nice gardens, well maintained, surrounding a limited access restored grand old house. Easy, free parking.

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Palo Alto, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Low key, old fashion way to spend a couple of hours, strolling around these lovely gardens. There is no charge and a donation would likely be welcome. Located in one of the nicest neighborhoods in Palo Alto, easy parking.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a small pleasant public garden in a residential area. Beautiful flowers, gazebos, etc. Not a lot of space to walk in, but perfect for an easy stroll with an elderly parent!

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La Honda, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

This lovely garden paradise in the midst of Palo Alto is a great place to walk from work to have a little break from the busy day, take a breath of fresh air and take time to smell the roses, look at the various dahlias, irises, and many unique plants and flowers. They have some community garden space where some... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Great to see beautiful flowers and good landscape. A favorite place for a garden wedding. A favorite place just to relax and contemplate.

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Springfield, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Our son;s wedding was recently at Gamble Gardens-the grounds were charming with many fantastic photo areas. The staff was so helpful There was a beautiful area for dining and the garden for the ceremony was perfect. It is definitely for a smaller wedding but if that is your choice we highly recommend this venue!

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Palm Springs, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Stop by and enjoy this small garden. There's bound to be something in bloom and it's free. There's also free parking.

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

The Gamble gardens are definitely worth visiting. There is no admission fee, and for those who like history and gardening this is the perfect place. When we visiting in late July, there were only a few other visitors, and we mainly had the gardens to ourselves. The place is very well maintained, and the collection of plants, and flowers is... More 

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Wellington, Colorado, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

I grew up in Palo Alto and my mother sill lives in the home that I spent my formative years. The Garden is an effort and collaboration by many volunteers. I have wheeled my mother through the gardens many times to view the beautiful flowers and shrubs. The Gamble home adjoins the Garden and is worth visiting and viewing. There... More 

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