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Huntsville Botanical Garden

4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW, Huntsville, AL 35805-3390
+1 256-830-4447
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Festival of lights

Amazing! This is one thing you won’t want to miss and where else can you walk off two miles after... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
D2821ITroberts
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Heathsville, Virginia
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Very nice.

The weather was chilly but, we had a great time just walking thru the gardens and taking pictures... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Spencer1952
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Clayton, Georgia
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The Huntsville Botanical Garden is open year-round and boasts a picture perfect aquatic garden, a spectacular wildflower and nature trail and numerous specialty gardens and plant collections. The Children’s Garden and Nature Center contain the nation’s largest seasonal butterfly house and eight specialized gardens aimed toward the younger set. Children and adults alike will enjoy a stroll through the dinosaur garden, the space garden, storybook garden and more. Family festivals include Beaks and Barks, Huntsville Blooms, the Scarecrow Trail, and the nationally recognized Galaxy of Lights, and be sure not to miss our annual summer exhibits, designed to appeal to children and families. The Garden also has a gift shop, indoor and outdoor facility rental options, and education programs for all ages. The Garden is a privately run 501c3 non-profit, which receives a majority of its support from garden members, supporters, and corporate donors.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scarecrow trail” (27 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW, Huntsville, AL 35805-3390
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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing! This is one thing you won’t want to miss and where else can you walk off two miles after dinner and be happy? The Festival of Lights covers just about everything a child can imagine including Dinosaurs! Impressive work all done by volunteers!

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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

The weather was chilly but, we had a great time just walking thru the gardens and taking pictures. The grounds were kept very nice. I would love to come back in the spring and see everything in bloom. It's worth your time. There is a...More

Thank Spencer1952
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This was my first visit to the garden and it did not disappoint! I attended a family wedding in the "holly" courtyard which was absolutely perfect. The Grand Hall was a perfect size and beautiful as well!

Thank Jill P
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Before I knew it, I had spent 3 leisurely hours strolling through this wonderful well thought out natural and landscaped gardens..What a stress reducer to walk in nature! I have visited this place about 10 times in the last 5 years and see many things...More

Thank redrob45
Reviewed 22 October 2017

This place is exquisite. Allow 3-4 hours to see most of it. I could go back again and again. Definitely a must see in Huntsville.

Thank 69Trish
Reviewed 22 October 2017

The staff were very helpful and really committed to helping the public enjoy nature in its finest ! Jennifer and her colleague assisted my elderly friend to enjoy the garden by using a golf cart! Thank you ladies ,it was a most memorable day.you made...More

Thank RozanaGaffoorali
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I attended a conference at these beautiful gardens. The facility was stunning, WiFi plentiful, and every need met. I could see how this is the perfect place for a wedding. What a gem in the middle of Rocket town. The next time that I am...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I have been here a number of times with friends and family when they come to visit. The gift shop is really nice, the butterfly house is a wonder for the children, and my granddaughter who lives in town goes all the time. They really...More

Thank jwasdyke
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We enjoy taking our 2 year grandson to the Botanical Gardens to let him enjoy the outdoors in a safe and clean environment and we can enjoy the gardens. There are lots of children's activities in the summer; his favorites are the butterfly house with...More

Thank 1hapygirl
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We took our grandchildren to visit the gardens several times this summer. The three children Ranging in ages from preschool to second grade all enjoyed it immensely. There is a plethora of activities for children in addition to the beautiful gardens. This summer they had...More

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akb1955
29 December 2017|
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Response from vonakeeling | Reviewed this property |
20.00 per car. There may be a discount for members.
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lll9780
19 December 2017|
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Response from vonakeeling | Reviewed this property |
Sorry it has taken me so long to respond. It takes 30-45 min to drive through. All depends on the cars around you and how they drive.
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Wayson L
18 November 2017|
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Response from redrob45 | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking lot at the Botanical Gardens. You are not allowed to drive through the park. You can arrange in advance for a large golf cart with driver for tour through park. I am not sure if there is a charge for... More
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