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So much fun for the kids!

My 2y old daughter loved it! they put little tiny people in the buildings and make little... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Atlanta, Georgia
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Beautiful work of art

My girls loved visiting the garden. It's a beautiful backdrop for pictures or just a relaxing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dalton, Georgia
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1411 Rome Rd SW, Calhoun, GA 30701-3290
+1 706-263-1937
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 14 October 2014

My husband found this place in a "Best Places" magazine and we set out to find it. He found a number online and called. Good thing because the sign in front of the church is very small. It's behind the 7th day Adventist church on...More

3  Thank kuntrykruisers
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Reviewed 6 August 2014

There are a few miniature structures made of pebbles. While the building that are here are done very well, there are not many buildings. The entire garden can easily be seen in 15 minutes. I thought there would be more and we drove over an...More

6  Thank RetiredCokeTraveler
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My 2y old daughter loved it! they put little tiny people in the buildings and make little sceneries. she loved looking for them!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girls loved visiting the garden. It's a beautiful backdrop for pictures or just a relaxing stroll. The rock work is amazing.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to extremely tranquil and peaceful setting. Located behind 7th Day Adventist Church in Calhoun. Enjoyed the walk thru and the beautiful details and work in this rock garden. Took some nice pictures and enjoyed the setting which is very relaxing and a good...More

1  Thank foodforthemood
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, I love this garden. It's not very little at all, and I see they are always adding to it. Don't mind all of the mythological inspirational sayings, but bring a camera and a few bucks to donate. I can't wait to see what it...More

1  Thank Wayne B
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful place! My daughters and I really enjoyed it and would love to come again in cooler weather. Can’t believe it is free!

1  Thank 213alyssac
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

The Garden is beautiful, especially at dusk. It’s a must see and free attraction at Calhoun Seventh Day Adventist church. I was blessed to see it at the beginning and now to see all the different pieces is wonderful!

Thank NorthStar48978
Reviewed 15 September 2018

This place reminds me of Howard Finster's Paradise Garden. I hope that the artist keeps expanding it. In a world full of corporate entertainment it's good that places like this exist.

Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Interesting miniature building made from rocks. Churches, castles, houses, etc. built behind a church in a field near a creek. There are places to sit and enjoy the peaceful surroundings and meditate and contemplate. It is way off the beaten path, but easy to find....More

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Reviewed 9 August 2018

We thought this would be something fun for an active 5yr old to enjoy. At first he was ready to go after the first building but then we had him trying to find different objects. The beginning paths are quite narrow so anyone with mobility...More

1  Thank Sally W
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We found this garden with many small houses, and buildings behind the Seventh Day Adventist Church to be quite interesting. Someone or many someone’s spent untold number of hours building the miniature houses, buildings, gardens, and roads made out of rocks and colored glass. This...More

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Daniel B
9 November 2018|
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Response from Sally W | Reviewed this property |
Pets might be allowed but I wouldn’t advise it as most of the pathways are quite narrow and they might do damage just maneuvering. There are shady areas with benches if you wanted to observe.
14 July 2018|
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Response from joyce y | Reviewed this property |
As a member of the church there, I can tell you that people are welcome even during services, as the traffic is not disturbing to us, with the garden and garden parking way behind the church itself. Visit, tour, pray... More
Kathy H
29 April 2018|
Response from hikinggirl70 | Reviewed this property |
there is no cost, but they do have a donation box.
2 August 2017|
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Response from joyce y | Reviewed this property |
Leased, bought, borrowed...as long as they're on leashes and you have clean-up bags with you so kiddies walking after you on the crafted narrow paths don't have to step in pooh! Canine visitors may help keep the few area... More