Whetstone Park of Roses

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3923 N High St
Columbus, OH 43214
Park, Garden, Playground

Foursquare Tips

  • Experience the color and fragrance of 424 varieties of roses in full bloom as you stroll through 13 acres of garden beds. This is a wonderful place to walk and take in the beautiful scenery of roses.
  • Rose blooms are May for heirloom roses, June for main rose displays, summer for perennials and herbs. A serene place to walk through any time of year.
  • Did you know? Whetstone Park was used for Victory Gardens during World War II. Today its home to one of the largest and most celebrated rose gardens in the United States.
  • Come Sundays at 7pm for the free summer concerts.
  • The roses are all the way past the library, down the hill, behind the pavilion building. It took me a couple years to realize they were back there.
  • There for the first "official earth day, running, dog walks.
  • Go in May-July, when the roses are in bloom and the blooms are 3/4 open for the best photos.
  • A beautiful park of roses.
  • Love it! So pretty
  • Lots of beautiful flowers
  • Beautiful roses
  • This is by far my favorite park in town.
  • My doggy had someone watching him while playing :)
  • Go in the evening... It's a hidden gem of a park, beautiful roses & flowers all for free. Ppl pay to go to gardens this nice.
  • Great place to just sit and drink coffee and watch people
  • The Annual Festival of Roses held each June is a highlight for the Park. Enjoy the wonderful aroma of the roses in season!
  • Go see the butterflies during the summer!
  • Open volleyball on Wednesdays, join us from 6 to 8.