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Edisto Memorial Gardens

U.S. Hwy. 301, Orangeburg, SC 29115
+1 803-533-6020
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This is a Rose Collection!

Many people do not realize that Edisto Memorial Gardens is a collection of roses that grow the BEST... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Orangeburg, South Carolina
Always a delight to visit- especially when roses in bloom.

have been coming for over 60 years and still enjoy visits with grandkids to feed the ducks and see... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
McKie G
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These gardens commemorate the site of where 600 Confederate soldiers temporarily held off the Union Army in 1865.
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  • Average14%
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“rose gardens” (9 reviews)
“edisto river” (18 reviews)
U.S. Hwy. 301, Orangeburg, SC 29115
+1 803-533-6020
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Many people do not realize that Edisto Memorial Gardens is a collection of roses that grow the BEST in this area! As a bonus, it is on the banks of the North Fork of the Edisto River. The black water is actually stains from the...More

1  Thank dcurlee
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

have been coming for over 60 years and still enjoy visits with grandkids to feed the ducks and see flowers. The walk to see the water wheel on Edisto River is well worth the trip. New Fountains are also nice, but gardens are real draw...More

Thank McKie G
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Walking thru the flower makes me think of having a little piece of heaven on earth. The flowers are so beautiful when in full bloom. You can experience a lot different aspects of nature in the park.

Thank Margaret G
Reviewed 16 May 2017

When the rose's are blomming. There are wonderful rose gardens. the edisto river has a big warter wheel, there are trails and

1  Thank funchesshd
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This beautiful park located conveniently in Orangeburg, SC is the perfect place to take photos for any occasion. Azelas, roses, iron bridge, man made waterfall, pond an antique water wheel provide SO many places for great photos, if this is not enough add a Veteran's...More

Thank Weyacoro
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is still a nice peaceful oasis even though it's sustained wind and rain damage the last six months. The river is so high that they have closed the boardwalk unfortunately. It has mostly azaleas and roses as it's feature so spring visit is best....More

Thank LRR2222
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice and clean place to stroll on Sunday afternoon. The spray park is the ideal place for children to visit.

Thank Annette M
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

I am excited about my new walking routine in which I have decided the Edisto Memorial Garden is that spot to try......With the plush scenery and various ground landscape you can't go wrong! One can stroll,power walk,jog,or whatever that fit their desire of " the...More

1  Thank K3761FZsabrinam
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Edisto Garden is always beautiful. Clean and flowers beautiful. Have attended several weddings in the Garden. They were absolutely georgeous.

Thank Sylvia S
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We visited at peak azalea and camellia season and we're totally awestruck. This is a wonderful spot to stroll through gardens for really beautiful photos. It is quiet and peaceful....even has a boardwalk along the Edisto River but partially closed due to a massive cypress...More

Thank cribben2
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Martha M
Is there a cost to enter the garden?
19 April 2017|
Response from Terrie J | Reviewed this property |
No, it's free even during Christmas when they have all the lights set up.
Robert D
When is the best blooming time to visit edisto gardens?
16 March 2017|
Response from Terrie J | Reviewed this property |
The Festival Of Roses is held every year around the first week of May. This is usually when the roses are at peak bloom. Some will be blooming throughout the year but this is the best time. There is a parade complete with a... More
Are snakes a problem when you visit there this time of year?
28 May 2016|
Response from Anna M | Reviewed this property |
The Edisto Gardens provides wooden walkways along the river and over wetlands. Also, the grounds are well maintained, with mown grassy areas and mulched, weed-free flower beds. Of couse, visitors should take precautions... More