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Alaska Botanical Garden

#43 of 220 things to do in Anchorage Features Animals
4601 Campbell Airstrip Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507
+1 907-770-3692
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So peaceful, and beautiful

I took my kids last summer,they loved it. The grounds are great for a light walk,and the flowers... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
efustok
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Anchorage, Alaska
Beautiful

We visited the Botanical Garden our first day in Anchorage! The greenery is amazing! Love the... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2016
btompkinson
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Tucson, Arizona
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  • Excellent41%
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  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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4601 Campbell Airstrip Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507
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+1 907-770-3692
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

I took my kids last summer,they loved it. The grounds are great for a light walk,and the flowers are so beautiful with all the sun they get here. You can smell them without even putting your nose to them. The colors are so vibrant. I...More

Thank efustok
Reviewed 17 December 2016

We visited the Botanical Garden our first day in Anchorage! The greenery is amazing! Love the different species of flowers and what a cute idea to put a vegetable garden in the truck bed! Cute!

Thank btompkinson
Reviewed 11 December 2016

One of my favorite things to do is to take pictures of plants (is that weird?), and this is a great place to do so. Nothing out of the ordinary, but a great place for a stroll and to see a variety of flowers, ferns,...More

Thank MJS4444
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Well laid out. I think it's an asset to the community. The volunteers have really done a great job. They have special pricing for non residents which I feel is too high for what we were able to take in.

Thank Oakley11
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The botanical garden was a pleasant surprise and a nice way to unwind as we were winding down our vacation. The plants were spectacular, particularly from the size aspect. Everything was 50% to 200% larger than what we can grow in our garden in Nevada.

Thank Ron and Carolyn J
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Quick visit to the garden revealed a rich collection of temperate climate staples as well as some surprises. Campbell airstrip trails are just a few minutes' drive away. Well worth the time after driving to the garden.

Thank Tomasz W
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The parking is not so good but there is a strip mall parking lot less than 3 blocks away. The walking tour is of moderate difficulty. The pathways are wide enough for wheelchairs and walkers/canes. There is a very wide range of native plants, mushrooms...More

1  Thank isaw500
Management response:

Thank you for your review! One comment for other visitors, we have a 250 car parking lot that we share with the Benny Benson School. If visitors have questions, they can check out our website and also give a call. www.alaskabg.org Thanks for your thoughts!...More

Reviewed 21 August 2016

I went here on a cloudy day and I can see that it would be very nice on a sunny day. The garden it self is very large. The path through the garden is paved and easy to travel. There are trails that lead out...More

Thank Brent H
Management response:

Thanks for your review! One comment about cloudy days...if you are seeking great photography opportunities, do come when there is cloud cover and your shots will have great light!

Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is a gem of a place to visit (over and over again) in Anchorage off of Campbell Airstrip Road off Tudor. The volunteers who work and support these gardens do a fabulous job. Every month different flowers bloom. There are many different paths throughout...More

Thank Kathy P
Management response:

THANK YOU for this wonderful review!!!!!!!!!! We think the Garden is truly special! For anyone wanting to schedule a special event, give a call.

Reviewed 14 August 2016

A small burgeoning botanical garden. Not many flowering plants in August, but still nice to walk around and see the local species.

Thank SSTravler
Management response:

August for us is fall with the hardest and Harvest Day close at hand. For those wanting to taste some of the produce grown here, be sure to visit during shop hours between 10-4.

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Dorothy T
Is there public transportation to the Botanical Gardens the 1st week in June from downtown Anchorage?
1 December 2016|
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55Juliehw
Is there a cost to get in? And the hours in June
2 May 2016|
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Hi There, Sorry for the delayed reply! The cost is $12 per adult, $10 student, senior, military and $8 children ages 5 - 17. Children under 5 are free. The garden is open daylight hours (you can actually visit anytime... More
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