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Gardens of the American Rose Center, Shreveport

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The spectacular Gardens of the American Rose Center, located on a 118-acre wooded tract in Shreveport, Louisiana, and is home to the national headquarters of the American Rose Society. It is the nation’s largest park dedicated to roses!

The gardens were dedicated in 1974 when the American Rose Society headquarters moved to Shreveport, Louisiana from Columbus, Ohio. Today, the American Rose Center features more than 65 individual rose gardens and 20,000 rosebushes, with a variety of companion plants,sculptures and fountains.

To schedule a wedding or another event at the Gardens of the American Rose Center, contact Lou Kerr at (318)294-849 or email Lou at lou@live.com.

GARDEN SEASON APRIL 1st - OCTOBER 31st
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  • The Gardens are stunningly peaceful. I came towards the end of bloom and stayed for about 3 hours. I ran into one employee but not one other person. It gave me the chance to walk through all the stops...  more »
  • The grounds were wet but I could tell the roses were beautiful. I was there for a wedding and it was a perfect place for a small gathering. The backdrop was all glass and you could see outside. If you...  more »
  • Decided to visit on the weekend. My mother lives in Shreveport so we have been coming here for years. The gardens do a nice Christmas display, but we wanted to see the roses as they should be in peak ...  more »
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  • my sister was told that she couldnt take her bridal pictures and was sent to the back of the whole garden where no one could see us. The whole back was just poo, the flowers were all dead, grass wasnt even cut ugh my sister was going to have a meltdown. It just shows how people treat others
  • I had a very peaceful experience! Great place for anyone that loves nature! More than enough to simply enjoy!!
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  • I was 2 weeks late and the roses had already done their first major bloom of the season although what was blooming was still beautiful
  • It wasn't so nice when I went, maybe it's was just the wrong time, or maybe it's gone down. I'm not real sure.

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