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Cape Fear Botanical Garden

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Address: 536 N Eastern Blvd, Fayetteville, NC 28301-5100
Phone Number:
+1 910-486-0221
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09:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Cape Fear Botanical Garden is a premier destination in Fayetteville, NC. We...

Cape Fear Botanical Garden is a premier destination in Fayetteville, NC. We provide an urban oasis for local residents and visitors alike, as well as educational programming and recreational activities to strengthen our community.

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Beautiful and Relaxing

This was a nice little way to end our day. The gardens are beautiful and it seems to be a popular place for a wedding. There was one happening while we were there and it was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
smjamison9515
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Mascoutah, Illinois
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Mascoutah, Illinois
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a nice little way to end our day. The gardens are beautiful and it seems to be a popular place for a wedding. There was one happening while we were there and it was absolutely beautiful. I'm glad we decided to make the trip over from our hotel for a couple hours.

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Thank smjamison9515
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for a special event when they had their Lego displays out. The kids enjoyed finding all the displays throughout the gardens and the adults enjoyed the beer tent. I can't wait to go back when everything is blooming!

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Thank Lauren W
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is ver educational for people of all ages. You can rent out rooms for different occasions or you can attend free classes or take part in the many activities or events that the botanical gardens sponsor Most of the events are free or ver cost considerate

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Thank Payton L
Wall Township, New Jersey
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146 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Problem was we were there in early April and not much other than daffodils, tulips , camellias were out . Many damaged by rains. I felt place had not been kept up during the winter months . Many areas needed grooming , raking , trimming Etc. I do believe it might be a better stroll bit later in spring or... More 

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Thank gymlady30
Richmond, Virginia
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357 reviews
212 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

You enter this Garden through the gift shop. Then, after paying a modest admission fee ($9 or $10 for adults), you are given a plastic covered map of the entire Garden. The individual gardens/exhibits are numbered on the map. And, you follow the map, numerically, from garden to garden. Looking at the map, about a third of the Garden is... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My wife and I decided to go out for a casual walk and decided to visit the Botanical Garden. It is a very nice and serene place. We were there during the winter so most of the flowering was not visible. We will return in the Spring. Our youngest daughter loves it and will be renewing her wedding vows with... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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141 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

A beautiful and fascinating place with a superb helpful staff. The nature and plant life accessible through these gardens is exceptional. Certainly much room for improvement but the facilities are outstanding and the trail heads are outstanding for meandering through the gardens. The weather was superb and really allowed us to see some early spring growth. You will be pleasant,y... More 

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Fort Bragg, North Carolina
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7 reviews
Reviewed 23 February 2017

It is beautiful and well kept! It is conveniently located entering into Fayetteville. The kids and I enjoy going there.

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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This place is very relaxing. You can walk along the trails and see the different section of flowers and plants. Very friendly people work here. Great way to spend a Sunday afternoon.

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Thank Frank K
North Carolina
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

Beautiful and tranquil gardens. My toddler especially enjoyed the Bootanical event during Halloween. It was a fun evening walking through the gardens in costume! Not scary and family friendly.

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