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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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Beautiful, peaceful park

We went in November and the park was relatively quiet. I can sincerely say that it was the only... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Scott F
Arroyo Grande, California
via mobile
Great family fun

I've been here quite a few times, enough to buy a season pass. What I love about this place - as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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3050 Hecker Pass Rd, Gilroy, CA 95020-9411
+1 408-840-7100
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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

Thank Scott F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank racape16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank marie030479
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.

Thank Dave4380
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Walked around the park , enjoyed the rides and the flowers. This is a nice park for small children, parents and grandparents.

Thank sherryhuf
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

First time for my little one 21 months and for my husband. Went in the morning for about 2 hours. Warm weather 70's did lots of walking. Left and came back for the gardens at night, which is a Halloween themed garden. Super pretty, definitely...More

Thank Julia G
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Gilroy Gardens is a great smaller amusement park. Perfect for families with smaller kids, I would say 10 and younger. The pricing is great, it does not cost a lot to attend and they have specials throughout the season. The drawback is their hours. They...More

Thank Carlos G
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

What a great place to take your young kids for a fun day. Very well set up for parents too, nice walking paths and shade where you need it. Rides are great for the small kids from 2 to 10 years of age. Great value...More

Thank ScottyCA
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We went on a hot day and I was pleasantly surprised at the amount of shade and comfortable seating available. There were plenty of rides for a four year old, the gardens were nicely maintained, and the trees were whimsical. The numerous water play stations...More

Thank traveling_wm
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This park obviously caters to children! and we love it! Our daughter is happy everytime that we come and the fact that we have the season gold passes from GA we are able to come and enjoy this park! The rides are great but what...More

Thank Victor B
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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.
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.
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.