Burnham Park in Baguio 

Burnham Park in Baguio 

Burnham Park in Baguio is one of the popular tourist attractions. It’s also known as “Burnham Park Reservation”. You can do many activates in Burnham park in Baguio like boating, skating, many indoor and outdoor games and cycling. In day time you can see lots of people here.

Baguio’s City Environment and Parks Management Office (CEPMO) are responsible for the maintenance and operation of Burnham Park in Baguio.

In this park some activities are prohibited due to an order of Administration, which was passed in 2015.

  • No smoking and drinking
  • No manicure and pedicure

Burnham Park in Baguio

HISTORY 

Burnham Park in Baguio was designed by American architect “Daniel Burnham” in 1905. Who also plan Baguio city.

Now where Park is situated this place was known as Baguio Meadow before. But due to “Daniel Burnham” this park named changed. You can see a bust of Mr. Daniel here as well.

On 10th February 1995 an order passed by Philippines president Mr. Fidel Ramos. By this order all charge of administration, maintenance, and management of Burnham park in Baguio will transferred to Baguio city government from Philippine Tourism Authority.

And on 10th January 2008 Philippines president Miss. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo pass an order which give full control of park to Baguio city government .

Burnham Park in Baguio
Do and don’t notice in park

THINGS TO DO AND SEE BURNHAM PARK IN BAGUIO 

  • Athletic Bowl – This is a track field. So you do running here.
  • Burnham Lake – This is the most popular tourist spot here. This is also known as city pound. It’s a man-made lake. The depth of water is 3.04 meter in this lake. So you can enjoy boating here.
Burnham Park in Baguio
Enjoying boating in Burnham
  • Gardens
  • Children’s playground – There is also children play area in Burnham Park in Baguio.
  • Orchidarium – Here you will see many varieties’ of orchids and other types of flowers.
  •  Avong Ibaloi Heritage Garden – This garden is situated middle of children play area and Orchidarium. This park shows the culture of Ibaloi people.
  • Igorot Park – This is a small park and have five people statue of Igorot people.
  • Melvin Jones Grandstand – In this you can see football matches, live concerts and parades. This place is favorite of teenager. I saw many teenager practicing dancing here.
  • Rose Garden – In this garden you can see dancing fountain.
  • Rental bicycles – If you enjoy riding bicycles then come to Burnham Park in Baguio. You will have enough space to ride.
  • Skates – They have enough space for skates as well.
  • Many types of trees and flowers.
  • Amusement park.

Burnham Park in Baguio

  • Picnic Grove – This place is popular for picnic.
  • Sunshine Park.

HOTELS NEAR BURNHAM PARK BAGUIO 

  1. BAGUIO BURNHAM SUITES
  2. PALADIN HOTEL
  3. EUROTEL BAGUIO
  4. BAGUIO HOLIDAY VILLAS
  5. GOLDEN PINE HOTEL
  6. PARAGON HOTEL AND SUITES

PARKING 

Yes Burnham Park in Baguio has parking space.

ADDRESS 

Jose Abad Santos Dr, Baguio, 2600 Benguet

AREA 

33 hectare

HOURS 

Open 24 hours

ENTRANCE FEE 

None

HOW TO REACH HERE

Bguio public market. You can easily reach here by Jeepney or taxi.

VIDEO 

BEST PLACES TO VISIT NEAR BURNHAM PARK 

  1. BAGUIO CENTER MALL

  2. PHILIPPINES MILITARY ACADEMY/PMA

  3. SM MALL

  4. MINES VIEW PARK

  5. BAGUIO PUBLIC MARKET

  6. TEACHER’S CAMP

  7. ORCHIDARIUM

  8. GOOD SHEPHERD

  9. BELL CHURCH

  10. CAMP JOHN HAY

  11. WRIGHT PARK

  12. BOTANICAL GARDEN

  13. BAGUIO CATHEDRAL

  14. THE MANSION

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Burnham Park in Baguio

Burnham Park in Baguio
Cycling in park
Burnham Park in Baguio
Hitender in park

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