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North Carolina Botanical Garden

Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Interesting zoned garden areas

The NCBG bills itself as a conservation garden. It is less formal and more laid back than many... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jim D
Pinehurst, North Carolina
Great place for a wedding!

We had our wedding here several years ago. It was the perfect venue for a wedding! We visit to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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“native plants”(21 reviews)
“north carolina”(21 reviews)
“hiking trails”(8 reviews)
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100 Old Mason Farm Rd, CB 3375, Totten Center, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3375
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The NCBG bills itself as a conservation garden. It is less formal and more laid back than many manicured gardens, Many interesting plants, conservation ideas, comfortable walking paths, spotlessly clean restrooms, nice little sales area where one can purchase specimens seen while touring in the...More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had our wedding here several years ago. It was the perfect venue for a wedding! We visit to enjoy the memories, and to take in the beautiful gardens.

Thank musenc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My college sweetheart and I used to visit the North Carolina Botanical Garden and spend the afternoon walking along its paths.

Thank drewdrew1950
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best native plant gardens in the country. NCBG offers many educational programs, all ages. Enjoy the yearly plant sales and gift shop. Visit and walk their extended trials at this site and surrounding area.

Thank catsthree
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The botanical gardens have an amazing array of plants that grow in various habitats around the state. The walking trails are lovely and there is so much to see and smell. The garden is really amazing year round. Every season has something different to offer!

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place to visit and explore all the beautiful plants, great place for school field trips. They also have some wonderful event space that you can rent. I have attended a wedding reception and a memorial service there!

Thank onealjw1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unique floral and fauna. Beshind the vegetation are fantastic trails which leads you both over a slope but also along a stream. Numerous plackereds for both maps and information.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My family comes here regularly. There are trails in the woods (dogs on leash are okay, strollers would not work on the woodland paths). There's a small children's play garden area (might be a good idea to be prepared to get a little dirty). The...More

Thank Sapphire S
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous gardens. Well laid out and great signage. Well maintained. Plan to return when I’m back in the area. Was visiting my daughter who lives in the area. An awesome experience!

1  Thank Corinne G
Reviewed 8 May 2018

A great place to visit; to see plants, artwork and/or take to the trail(s). Inside the walls are lined with quilted renditions of the 'flower of the year.' Outside a wonderful array of flowers, plants and art work. Great place to spend some free time...More

Thank Afoodie65
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16 May 2018|
Response from b_arnold1976 | Reviewed this property |
I understand your frustration and thought the same about the area just going natural. Just the other week PBS did a show on this garden and they talked about the biological nature reserve too. Apparently, it being natural... More
30 September 2017|
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Response from ldeborah2935 | Reviewed this property |
Just saw this question. I would assume so, but am not sure.