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Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park

Gilroy, California

This family theme park located in Gilroy, California that has over 40 rides, including exhibits, six beautiful gardens and the world-famous Circus Trees. The park is focused on horticulture and healthy living and has been recognized by Amusement Today for being one of the best-landscaped theme parks in the country.

Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park has one of the most decorated carousels ever built and one of only three ever produced by M.C. Illions that dates all the way back to 1927. The park also has several veggie-themed rides like the Mushroom Swing, Garlic Twirl and Artichoke Dip, as well as some other rides for the younger generation.

For roller coaster fans, the park's Quicksilver Express mine train coaster serves up thrills while passing by nearly 600 trees and younger guests will find the Timber Twister kiddie coaster hidden amongst the trees.

The park welcomes guests with disabilities. It also offers special events like Discovery Days, Scout Camp Night and other fun interactive learning activities that the whole family can enjoy together.

Some other attractions of interest may include the giant Circus Trees and the Monarch Butterflies. You can see the monarch butterflies if you visit the park during the months of July and October. Gilroy Gardens is open seasonally April through December. Operating days and hours vary.

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Rated: 3.5 out of 5 (91 votes)

Park Information

Park type: Theme Park
Opening year: 2001
Attractions: 19
Roller Coasters: 2
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Operating Season

April through December

Park Location

3050 Hecker Pass Hwy
Gilroy, CA 95020

Phone: (408) 840-7100

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