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The Bog Garden at Benjamin Park

1101 Hobbs Rd, Greensboro, NC 27410-4819
+1 336-373-2199
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Great for Photography and Peacefulness

We usually have our family portraits take here. Nice and quite place with wonderful plants, birds... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ProTerra, B
Nice place for a stroll

When visiting the Friendly Center in Greensboro, I like to allow time to go to Bog Garden, located... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
slowee08
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Carrboro, North Carolina
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This garden features an elevated boardwalk which meanders through 7 acres of natural wetlands. Stone pathways traverse a forested hillside, and visitors can enjoy the sounds of water at Serenity Falls - a re-circulating waterfall - while viewing the many varieties of plants, birds, and other wildlife inhabiting the area. The garden is open year-round from sunrise to sunset. Admission is free.
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1101 Hobbs Rd, Greensboro, NC 27410-4819
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We usually have our family portraits take here. Nice and quite place with wonderful plants, birds and wildlife. Its very easy to get too and hard to believe your in the middle of Greensboro.

Thank ProTerra, B
Reviewed 5 September 2017

When visiting the Friendly Center in Greensboro, I like to allow time to go to Bog Garden, located directly behind Harris Teeter grocery. No need to drive, just leave the car in the shopping center parking lot and walk behind the grocery store, cross the...More

Thank slowee08
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Immediately across Hobbs Road from the Tanner Bicentennial Garden(park at Tanner and walk to Bog)is this naturalistic, peaceful area with an elevated walkway through shaded woodlands and manicured paths leading to a small waterfall and large pond. The wooden walkway makes the garden wheelchair accessible....More

Thank KLE2013
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I wouldn't say this is a must-see, but then again, I didn't see anything but ducks and a few birds when I was there. I spent about 40 minutes here, meandering the trails. I really liked the elevated wooden boardwalk which cuts through the middle...More

Thank Queen J
Reviewed 8 August 2017

My wife and I took our preschool-aged grandkids here multiple times during their recent visit to Greensboro. The overall size is very manageable with young children, and they love feeding the fish and turtles, watching the ducks and geese, and walking around the waterfall area....More

Thank Robbieg
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Went here today with some family and friends and it's so beautiful and green! We enjoyed its own much! Loved the water running in there too! Just gorgeous!

1  Thank Susan B
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

I walked the gardens across the street for over a year before learning of the bog garden. All I can say is wow. The trails are well manicured and mulched and the boardwalk around the pond/bog area is in good condition. There are a couple...More

Thank Ryan K
Reviewed 28 July 2017

My wife knew about this place, but I'd never been. Recently, after a movie close-by, we took the grandkids for a leisurely stroll thru this little gem of a park (within the city limits of Greensboro) - and it was wonderful. We saw all kinds...More

Thank Ed M
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Take time to stop and walk the paths of these beautiful gardens. Across the street are the boardwalks through gorgeous natural areas.

Thank Rose4may
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Surprise, surprise, surprise ... in the middle of residential and massive shopping center ... birds, fish, reptiles, flowers, big water, a dream wkrld you can leisurely walk through ...

Thank Rosebud6120
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Fbrover
19 July 2016|
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Response from Jim D | Reviewed this property |
On the public streets in the neighborhood
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finneyfamily5
26 June 2016|
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Response from vanguard20104u | Reviewed this property |
The hours vary. They are open year round, from sunrise to sunset. Winter, shorter daylight hours Summer, longer daylight hours.
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Ann L
25 June 2016|
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Response from Dave M | Reviewed this property |
The lower trail is completely accessible to a wheel chair but not the hillside trail. You will be able to view most of the garden from the lower trail
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