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Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

6500 S New Hope Rd, Belmont, NC 28012-8788
+1 704-825-4490
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Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, the Carolinas’ Garden for All Seasons, provides guests a chance to reconnect with nature. Located within 380 acres on the banks of Lake Wylie, spectacular gardens, sparkling fountains, a conservatory dedicated to the display of tropical plants and orchids, a visitor pavilion, gift shop and nature walk await the visitor. HGTV named it one of the nation’s “20 Great Gardens” and USA TODAY says the Garden is one of the nation’s best places to “welcome fall with a flourish.” Committed to horticultural excellence, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden is a must-see for all ages.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
6500 S New Hope Rd, Belmont, NC 28012-8788
+1 704-825-4490
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The gardens are beautiful here. We go several times a year. Most recently we attended the hummingbird capture and release program. It was very interesting and we were able to see the hummingbirds up close. The garden was also full of butterflies. There are several...More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love gardening if your like plans you must visit this park they all kinds of flowers and plants very good for weddings and pictures or just to see butterflies and the tranquility of nuter

Thank vairaheta
Reviewed 1 week ago

We live within minutes of the DSBG and visit often. Every year the place gets better and more interesting to a wider range of visitors. In addition to the beautiful gardens themselves there are hiking trails, an orchid conservatory, the Lost Hollow area for children...More

Thank terrysH7743ST
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every season better than the other, family and kid frienly, refreshing, so beautiful! Recommend to every age of visitors

Thank StellaNC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden is a cool place with lots of animals. It has turtles, butterflies, varieties of birds, frogs, skinks, and even snakes (all in the wild). There is a conservatory with interesting plants. It also has a man made waterfall! The Lost...More

Thank gogoldy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The botanical garden is so beautiful and well upkeep! We picked a Tuesday and it was very calm and quiet. It's quite small so we were able to see everything in about 1:30h. It worth the visit, and we would love to come back on...More

Thank Samara D
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We went with a baby in a stroller on a hot day so that made it difficult to fully enjoy the gardens. However, there's flowers in bloom everywhere and lots of water fountains and features so you can get lots of gorgeous pictures. There's also...More

Thank ykrainka09
Jim H, Public Relations Manager at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

It definitely gets hot in the Carolinas during the summer, but we hope you are able to find a little cools shade throughout the grounds. Thanks for the kind words and for taking time to review the Garden.

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Considering the price of admission I expected more to see. There were some pretty gardens, bushes and trees. Some pretty flowers. A few fountains. The orchid house was very pretty. It would be nice if there were more signs giving details re all the foliage....More

Thank Linda5355
Jim H, Public Relations Manager at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for taking time to write this review. I'm surprised you made it through so quickly. Most people seem to spend about two hours here on days we don't have events. I hope our staff oriented you properly and point out destinations in the Garden....More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

What s serene and beautiful place to visit during the holidays! Highly recommend! Festive lights, refreshments, music, and carriage rides make this an event for the whole evening. Just an incredibly pleasant time that can be enjoyed by all!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We were members for a year and loved it! The gardens are beautiful, Christmas time is stunning, and several times of year there are great venues. A very peaceful place to sit and enjoy nature - quietly or with a book. Bring a chair or...More

Thank MamaStella
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Response from jcamilleh | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Jim H | Property representative |
Give us a call at 704-829-1258. We'd be happy to help!
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
Of course! Visit on your own first and you should find endless options for the special moment.