The Alice Keck Park Memorial Gardens have been inspiring thousands of individuals since its dedication in 1980. It is among the most amazing experiences in the Santa Barbara area, thrusting you into the city’s incredible environment. It brings to light the incredible nature of the world that we live in. Nature is forgotten more often than not throughout our busy lives; get back to nature and wonder with a trip to this amazing collection of gardens.
About the Gardens
The Alice Keck Park Memorial Gardens is the perfect place to take a load off and enjoy some of the natural beauty that is so prevalent in the Santa Barbara area. Here, you will be able to get up close and personal with some of that beauty. You will find an unparalleled density of the area’s natural wonders. Among over 75 varieties of plants that are native to the region, you can enjoy a beautiful koi pond, a sensory garden with audio posts, and so much more. The AC Postel Mission Rose Garden, Alameda Park, and Franceschi Park are among the most exciting areas of the park, each offering something unique and beautiful.
What is the Best Way to Take Advantage of this Amazing Park?
Endless stretches of walking paths take you through awe-inspiring expanses of gardens, ponds, and grassy fields. Simply walking through these areas is enough to have an amazing day at the gardens. But the Alice Keck Park Memorial Garden Self Guided Tree and Plant Tour is the best way to take advantage of the beautiful landscapes that fill the park. The tour takes you through all of the amazing features of the park while providing insight into their nature and the nature of the area in which they thrive. This tour will paint these plants and trees in a whole new light, which will maximize your appreciation of them. Also, you would be hard pressed to find a better place to have a picnic in the beautiful Santa Barbara weather.
One thing is for sure, you will not find a massive collection of beauty in such a small area anywhere else in Santa Barbara. You may have a lot already planned for your next Santa Barbara vacation, but add this to your itinerary and you surely will not regret it. Make sure you check it out during your next Santa Barbara vacation!