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We did our engagement pictures here! Several small ponds and fountains. Beautiful green scenery... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jennifer B
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Relaxing place

When it isn't super crowded this is quite the relaxing place. I grew up in Aiken and while I am... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Aiken, South Carolina
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Whiskey Road and Dupress Place, Aiken, SC 29802
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Reviewed 28 June 2014

What a beautiful place and I could go there everyday. I was disappointed that the museum was not open during the week.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did our engagement pictures here! Several small ponds and fountains. Beautiful green scenery! Servers ponds and fountains! Perfect atmosphere!

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 5 days ago

When it isn't super crowded this is quite the relaxing place. I grew up in Aiken and while I am glad more people are enjoying the grounds ... at times I miss the days when you would rarely see a soul here.

Thank PadgetC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful place in our hometown to see beautiful landscape with flowers, huge trees, & ponds with ducks & fish. Even a dollhouse to see!! A must see & of course perfect for any type of pictures with your family!!! I have been visiting this...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hopeland is a beautiful place to stroll and see all the different ponds, flowers, trees and statues. There are many trails and plenty of benches to rest or take a photo prop. They also have clean restrooms. We took our 8 month grandbaby for a...More

Thank Monica H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

New to town and just stopped in. Beautiful and peaceful grounds. Great place to walk your dog. A real asset to Aiken.

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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Hopeland gardens Aiken. This is a very beautiful place to take young children.They have lots of room to run and play The children really enjoyed the horse museum. Good place to take family pictures.

Thank patsywall7
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Very pretty. Good places for pictures. If the horse racing museum you need to visit! Pretty small pond and gazebo. Lots of shade.

Thank juliemstiefel
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

It's nice to get away from hot sun to shadow and walk around. Don't need much of energy to walk around nice paths, pounds and things to explore. Kids have fun with Labyrinth path.

Thank Natasa N
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Hopelands Gardens is a lovely, quiet city park with easy walking trails. The Garden Club and the city of Aiken have done a great job this summer cleaning it up. There are things blooming throughout the year. My favorite time is when the Camellias are...More

Thank Trowen62
Reviewed 2 August 2018

I guess this is what happens when a private owner "gifts" a property like this to the city who is then expected to maintain it. The grounds were no well maintained, the parking area was a muddy mess, and to call this place "gardens" is...More

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3 June 2018|
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I don't believe there is a set schedule.
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Many restaurants on Lauren’s street have outdoor seating that are dog friendly
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