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Zilker Botanical Garden

2220 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78746-5737
+1 512-477-8672
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I am glad admission was one dollar because that is all it was worth. Where are the flowers. We saw... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Arlington, Texas
Small and well worth it

Small areas of specific gardens are wonderful. Good to go with family. Oriental garden is a great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Manju K
Raleigh, North Carolina
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2220 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78746-5737
South Austin
+1 512-477-8672
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I am glad admission was one dollar because that is all it was worth. Where are the flowers. We saw weeds galore. A waste of time in the 100 degree weather!

Thank bobbyleec56
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small areas of specific gardens are wonderful. Good to go with family. Oriental garden is a great photo op,

Thank Manju K
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a nice botanical garden, with different types of gardens along the paths such as a Japanese garden. Some water with fish, turtles. Not so unusual as botanical gardens go but we a great time here.

Thank sben495
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Koi and native plant gardens are my favorite. The rose garden always looks a little unhealthy to me but the rest of the grounds are just beautiful.

Thank m7m72000
Reviewed 1 week ago

The gardens were very beautiful! We really enjoyed walking through the garden and taking pictures. Parking was very tight and hard to find when we drove through. The price for us to get in was about $4 per person and was cash only.

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful Gardens for browsing for choosing plants for your own garden. Can be extremely hot to visit during the afternoons in May. Take plenty of drinking water and wear good walking shoes, as the paths can be uneven at times. Plenty of shade provided by...More

Thank suechikarmane
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Cancun, Mexico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went there this week because I read it's one of the highlights in Austin. Unfortunately this experience was very disappointing. The entrance area looks very nice but as soon as you walk in you'll see they don't really take care of the park. All...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here for a festival and it was so beautiful, the flowers were so magical and the weather was perfect lots of vendors and lots of activities to do and see in the park itself.

Thank Roxie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Huge garden area with plenty to see. Great for pictures, I saw a lot of prom pics taking place there while walking around. I will definitely be back again.

Thank Samuel M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an absolutely beautiful garden, with paths, ponds, waterfalls, and greenery of many kinds. Small enough for a short visit.

Thank Mimi G
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Can I bring my dog?
22 April 2017|
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Response from Adsoul | Reviewed this property |
At the garden, pets are not allowed, but there is a section in the park( the opposite area) that people go with their pets and play there, just be sure to bring a leash( since I do not know the rules regarding that).
Carol V
Is there a restaurant or cafe?
20 October 2016|
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Response from Gloria L | Reviewed this property |
I wish there were but at this time there is no cafe or restaurant. There are many restaurants down the street toward Lamar Boulevard.
Is the garden quite colorful in January, or is it in winter down time
27 August 2016|
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Response from Adirondacker1 | Reviewed this property |
I would call them to ask, I have no idea. Sorry.