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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
+1 214-515-6500
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A nationally acclaimed 66 acre display garden features breathtaking floral displays all year long. Nestled on the shores of White Rock Lake, the Dallas Arboretum was named "One of the Most Breathtaking Gardens in the World" by Architectural Digest. Dallas Blooms festival boasts of over 500,000 spring blooming bulbs, 3,000 azaleas and hundreds of Cherry Blooms-February-April. Summer in the garden includes an outdoor concert series on Thursday evenings and numerous water features with breathtaking floral displays. Autumn at the Arboretum-September-November features a nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village featuring over 90,000 pumpkins/gourds/squash and named one of America's Best Pumpkin festivals by Fodor's Travel. The 8 acre Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden was designed to connect children with nature. Education is a central focus the gardens mission, which teach life and Earth science with 17 indoor/outdoor galleries and 150 interactive activities - Where science and fun become one. Open seven days a week and Wednesday nights until 8pm from March-October. Seasonal weekday discounts are available. The garden is closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
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8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
+1 214-515-6500
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was hot late afternoon, but there's plenty of shade and places to sit and rest. I've gone many times over the years at various times of the year and it's always extremely well-maintained. Plants and flowers are switched out to correspond to the season....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went here in a church trip. The gardens are beautiful. We ate a great lunch on the grounds. Would recommend it.

Thank Karen W
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Was great to see, would be great to see in different seasons and the colors change. Will have to come back and visit again in the fall

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I love Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens. very relaxing, educational , I can spend all my day here. me and my wife visit occasionally . we took our granddaughter there she loved it too. spend really nice time.

Thank rockyquemal
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ranking of the best Botanical garden is very subjective. In google search for the best Botanical garden Dallas may be mentioned in 2 or 4 of the 10 websites you come across. However, The March 29, 2015 Chicago Tribune published a list of US pubic...More

2  Thank baketown89
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was the last big attraction we went to before the end of our trip to Dallas. It is gorgeous! We don't really have anything like this where I'm from. We went during after hours around 630pm. Parking was $10 but there was barely anyone...More

Thank Sunny S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Well worth the trip. Relaxing, great design. I enjoyed the water features and being able to get close up. Great people work here and are very knowledgeable.

Thank Toni B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have been to the arboretum several times. It is a great place to bring small children because they can run all around, and in the summer they can play in the frog fountain. Children also like to climb on the deer and fawn sculptures....More

Thank Kristin5612
Reviewed 6 days ago

Living close to the Dallas Arboretum is a joy. It offers something special all the time so be sure and check their web page or at the entrance to see what is currently happening. This summer the gardens became an open air art museum with...More

Thank seizethedayfortravel
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens is a must see. Children will adore their special new area that is filled with exploration and experiential play. Fun learning will just happen! For adults, the flowers are so beautiful, they are almost dream like! Special exhibits or...More

Thank Partake
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Response from Jennifer S | Reviewed this property |
You will need separate concert tickets but buy early as the concerts do tend sell out. You can purchase them online. It is lawn seating ~ either on a blanket or in a chair. The chairs have to be low profile beach type... More
20 May 2017|
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Response from TLCGardener | Property representative |
The only recommended parking for the Arboretum is onsite or in the parking garage. We offer pre-paid online parking for $8. Many folks use Uber from their hotel or homes.
26 April 2017|
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Response from sjr1974 | Reviewed this property |
the email should work, just make sure it has the bar code or whatever it is they need to scan