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Alice Keck Park Memorial Gardens

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Something is always blooming at this location

A leisurely stroll through the park enables time to gaze at many different and unique plantings at... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2018
goletagone
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Goleta, California
Beautiful oasis in the city

I love this park. It’s tranquil and the gardens are glorious and just beckon one to meander through... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Angie K
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Reviewed 2 December 2018

A leisurely stroll through the park enables time to gaze at many different and unique plantings at any time of year. The park is quite busy on weekends so pick a weekday if you can.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank goletagone
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

I love this park. It’s tranquil and the gardens are glorious and just beckon one to meander through them. I always see something new and of interest. I also enjoy hearing the folk musicians playing under the big tree when I randomly catch them. Definitely...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Angie K
Reviewed 5 September 2018

At least the day I went, it was peaceful and I enjoyed walking around the gardens pathways, around the pond, over the bridges, and sitting near the huge tree in the middle. Lots of space for picnicking and for the kids to explore.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gr8fish2017
Reviewed 18 August 2018

This is a nice surprise, a lovely almost five acre park in the middle of the city. (By the way, the woman who donated the land was Mrs. Park, not Mrs. Keck as you might think.) We enjoyed strolling the paths past many flowering trees...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 9 August 2018

This park was spared from development fortunately and is a green treasure, abundant with flowers and trees and pathways. The duck pond has just been cleaned up. Weekend family parties abound. NOt far from the city center and a great place to go to unwind.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dianne V
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is an amazing garden. It's quite small and easy to walk through and the materials they provide for garden planning are terrific.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank psychjudy
Reviewed 2 July 2018

impressed with how clean the park was and the only thing that I was concerned about were the homeless problem

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank travelshooter71
Reviewed 24 June 2018

The city had drained the pond and the turtles, ducks and birds seemingly were without a home. A little disturbing for my ten year old nephew. We will return in a few months and hopefully the work will be completed. The day was saved with...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Diane961
Reviewed 18 June 2018

a peaceful , wonderful vegetation, unusual plants , duck and turtle pond, gazebo, what more can you ask for

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank romaniangirlamerican
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This lovely park is in the center of town next to Alameda and the Children's park. Turtles and ducks in the pond and lots of lovely plants.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Linda H
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