Loring Park Garden of the Seasons

Address

Harmon Place and Hennepin Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55403

Directions

Northwest corner of Loring Park (north of the intersection of W. 15th Street and Hennepin Avenue)

Phone Number

612-230-6400

Fax Number

(612) 230-6500

Run by

Minneapolis Parks and Recreation

Date Established

1998

Cost

No admission fee

Peak Season

Spring
Summer
Fall

Peak season (notes)

Mid-June to fall 
Spring for wildflowers

Region

Metro

Garden Type

Other

Extras

Picnicking – in greater Loring Park 
Restrooms 
Metered street parking 
Accessible 
Biking – in greater Loring Park

Comments

Loring Park is sometimes called the hub of the Grand Rounds Trails. These trails take you, walking, biking or driving, through the whole city of Minneapolis. This display garden was installed as part of a refurbishing of Loring Park. It’s centerpiece is a large, circular bed containing birch trees under-planted with a mixture of wildflowers and annuals. This central area is ringed with multiple wedge shaped beds planted with colorful and imaginative combinations of shrubs, evergreens, ornamental grasses and perennials. There is good plant signage in the main garden. Paths in the garden are brick and there is ample seating. 

Edges of the lake within Loring Park have been left wild and there are “no-mow” areas in the park that reflect a renewed concern for maintaining water quality and wildlife habitat.

Loring Park Garden of the Seasons
Loring Park Garden of the Seasons
Loring Park Garden of the Seasons