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Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

6500 S New Hope Rd, Belmont, NC 28012-8788
+1 704-825-4490
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Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, the Carolinas’ Garden for All Seasons, provides guests a chance to reconnect with nature. Located within 380 acres on the banks of Lake Wylie, spectacular gardens, sparkling fountains, a conservatory dedicated to the display of tropical plants and orchids, a visitor pavilion, gift shop and nature walk await the visitor. HGTV named it one of the nation’s “20 Great Gardens” and USA TODAY says the Garden is one of the nation’s best places to “welcome fall with a flourish.” Committed to horticultural excellence, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden is a must-see for all ages.
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  • Average8%
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“orchid house” (45 reviews)
“water features” (27 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
6500 S New Hope Rd, Belmont, NC 28012-8788
+1 704-825-4490
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Whether you visit the gardens during the day or doing a special event at night you will have wonderful time visiting the gardens.

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wonderful experience. No longer there but gardens are worth visiting. Must see is conservator. Easy to get to. Lights coming soon.

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited when it was a mild day and with no special vents going on. The park is very quiet and calm, allowing you to enjoy the peace and quiet. The tropical building was very engaging as were the water features. This is not a...More

1  Thank Stacey H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been members of Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden since 2008. We love it and this past Sunday we went for the Chinese Lantern Festival and absolutely loved it. It was well organized and the lanterns were all breathtakingly beautiful. The offer other events through...More

1  Thank Craig D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the Chinese Lantern Festival at Botanical Gardens a few weeks ago. The lanterns were pretty nice in the night light. It was the last week of it being at the Gardens so it was pretty crowded and some people were turned away. There...More

Thank Charmain D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came from Roanoke, VA, for the Chinese Lantern Festival after enjoying a similar festival at the Norfolk Botanical Gardens about two years ago. Both displays were unique. This festival featured beautiful displays integrating the garden's fountains, many with a wild animal theme. Animations particularly interesting...More

Thank regiontravelreturns
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is very well done, interesting for all ages, walk thru the gardens during twilight and then darkness and watch the lanterns come alive. We will be back to this garden for all occasions in the future

Thank pecosbill12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eddie Z here again. came here today to see all the chinese lanterns placed everywhere on the property.what a beautiful display that hopefully we will see at night illuminated.went to orchid building as well and lots of flowers and trees in there.the grounds kept impeccably...More

Thank Ed Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty good fun. Buy tickets on line. Go eat before hand. Don’t get there early parking is crazy. Wait a little past dark and then you can get front row parking. Lanterns are really beautiful.

Thank Seamoure
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The lanterns are amazing! That was a 5! The color and creativity are incredible. The logistics not so good. For the size crowd I would have expected 2x the food trucks. The process to eat was difficult so don’t plan to eat there on a...More

Thank j o
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29 October 2017|
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Response from terrysH7743ST | Reviewed this property |
We go to see the lights every year. They add more lights each season and are also changing out older lights with LEDs. In addition to lights there are a number of other attractions-- the fire pit in Lost Hollow is a... More
17 April 2017|
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Response from JCAMHNC | Reviewed this property |
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5 April 2017|
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Response from Jim H | Property representative |
Give us a call at 704-829-1258. We'd be happy to help!