The first gold medal awarded was issued in 1919,
making it the oldest rose testing program in the U.S.
On a clear day Mt. Hood can be seen in the background.
ornate bronze drinking fountains that provide fresh drinking water
throughout downtown Portland. The fountains were a gift to the city from the early Portland legend
and lumber baron, Simon Benson.
and take in their beauty.
and many languages can be heard as you stroll through the grounds
The gardens are available for weddings and special parties.
I hope you enjoyed your visit to one of our most beautiful treasures
as much as I’ve enjoyed taking you on a tour. Hopefully one day you will visit here yourself.