Burnham Park is an urban park and stretches upto the area of 32.84 hectare. It is situated in Baguio City in the Philippines, and derives its name from American architect and urban planner, Daniel Hudson Burnham. Former recreational base of the United States Armed Forces in the Philippines, Camp John Hay can also be reached easily from the park. There are many stretches of road around the park.
Important Event in History
In 1990, Luzon earthquake lead to the death of many people in Baguio and many became homeless. The park gave shelter to many people.
Burnham Lake: It is a man-made lake and situated in the center of the park. The tourists can also wallow in boating in the lake.
Children Playground: There is also a children playground inside Burnham Park. A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) has also been signed by the Government of Baguio City and SM Prime Holdings Inc. for enhancing and rehabilitating the children park.
Skating Rink: There is also a public ice rink in the park. The visitors can enjoy ice skating here by procuring ice skates on rent.
Rose Garden: The Rose Garden in the park also exhibits the bust of Daniel Burnham.
Orchidarium: Park has a beautiful orchid house. The visitors can see variety of orchids and flowers here.