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North Carolina Botanical Garden

100 Old Mason Farm Rd, CB 3375, Totten Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3375
+1 919-962-0522
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If you have a little extra time when in CH you should spend it at the Botanical Garden. They have a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MSPFLC
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North Carolina
Not the best month to visit

I do not know others seasons but January is not the best to visit. All was like devast maybe due to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
koldomunoz
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Aranjuez, Spain
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
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“native plants” (20 reviews)
“north carolina” (19 reviews)
“hiking trails” (7 reviews)
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100 Old Mason Farm Rd, CB 3375, Totten Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3375
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+1 919-962-0522
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have a little extra time when in CH you should spend it at the Botanical Garden. They have a good gift shop and rotating art, etc but the walk through the garden is worth your time.

Thank MSPFLC
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I do not know others seasons but January is not the best to visit. All was like devast maybe due to the cold. I have to visit it in spring and see the medicin plants or canival plants for example are there. The garden is...More

Thank koldomunoz
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very peaceful, lots of trails, tucked away but larger than you think. Lovely park and great hike with dog.

Thank AnnaGR18
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent presentation of NC Flora. Indoor and outdoor exhibits. Several nice but hilly hiking trails. Free.

Thank Timothy T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

More for locals (not big enough to justify a long drive), much less to look at than nearby Duke Gardens in Durham. Peaceful areas and some plant interest. Even a staff person agreed with us that the garden has gone downhill since they invested in...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located off a busy, 4-lane throughway, the NC Botanical Garden is a retreat from the hustle of modern life. A public garden affiliated with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the Garden preserves native plants, displaying and growing them in natural habitat groupings,...More

Thank cboater
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Great place for a nature walk. Lots of native plants and trees. Also a good place for bird watching. I think they have a little greenhouse where you can purchase plants. Duke garden offers more verity but if you are in the chapel hill area...More

Thank b_arnold1976
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

I enjoy visiting the Botanical Gardens throughout the year, the spring is especially fun seeing so many different plants sprouting, but the fall is beautiful as well.

Thank Smaertmove123
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Nice walk out doors nice garden art has a nature trail it free check hours before going open late on Sunday

Thank Dee22321205
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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Tucked away just off the highway, this is a great place to come and walk around to see native and exotic greenery. Watch out for snakes on the trail, as it is kept fairly wild! Fun place for kids to learn about wildlife and nature...More

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mdciriello
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