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Great park to walk around!

At the heart of downtown Sacramento is Capitol park. Here you can walk around and look at the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Christopher L
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Sacramento, California
Blooming roses and Vietnam War Memorial

I enjoy arboretums and rose gardens. I was surprised how nice the rose garden was maintained. There... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bigbasin
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San Jose
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This popular park, surrounding the California State Capitol, has trees from around the world and memorials to significant state events.
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1300 L St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3909
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the heart of downtown Sacramento is Capitol park. Here you can walk around and look at the various trees, structures and the rose garden. You can also go in the capitol building for a tour. While the park is open for your stroll at...More

Thank Christopher L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoy arboretums and rose gardens. I was surprised how nice the rose garden was maintained. There was plenty of benches, both in shade and in the sun. There is a Starbucks about 2 blocks away. Plenty of California Scrub Jays squawking as they do....More

Thank bigbasin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful foliage and great grooming make this a serene place right in the middle of it all and lots of room and in the weekend there is always a wedding bringing happy times...and being the city of trees there are plenty of 'em

Thank karl p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There’s a whole wide variety of plants and trees. There’s some gardens and really well laid out areas. There’s redwood trees and several plants n trees that are gifts from around the world.

Thank TravelinSuz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While in Sac we took a tour of the gardens and park area. It is very nicely done. My favorite part is always seeing the tribute to our fallen military. They don't get honored enough. It does cause tears also.

Thank VickiG95340
Reviewed 14 August 2018

I visited the rose garden and several of the various memorials to veterans and fallen soldiers for war when I was staying at the Hyatt Regency across the street during a professional conference. The rose garden was beautifully arranged and maintained and surprisingly extensive. I...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We try to visit the Capitol grounds in every State that we visit so we have seen many. California’s Capitol building and grounds are by far the most beautiful we have ever seen in our travels. Immaculate trees and gardens and the building is amazing...More

Thank jawegn
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

After visiting the State Capitol we wandered through the park. The weather was perfect and not too crowded. Parking can be challenging but worth the visit.

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Reviewed 29 July 2018

This was a good place to take the dog for a walk but I think I am seeing some evidence of homeless. Possible needle sightings? Be safe and be alert.

Thank timothyy298
Reviewed 25 July 2018

The rose garden (International Peace) was beautiful. I enjoyed walking in the garden and around the capitol grounds. There are interesting things to read. Moving memorials such as a memorial to Californians who died fighting the Vietnam War and magnificent trees. It doesn't cost anything...More

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Merry-Heart56
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Response from CEUS69 | Reviewed this property |
Another option is to take advantage of the "valet parking" at the restaurants across fro the park for $5 to $6 Then tip for $5 bucks and park longer time for less cost....
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