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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
+1 214-515-6500
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A nationally acclaimed 66 acre display garden features breathtaking floral displays all year long. Nestled on the shores of White Rock Lake, the Dallas Arboretum was named "One of the Most Breathtaking Gardens in the World" by Architectural Digest. Dallas Blooms festival boasts of over 500,000 spring blooming bulbs, 3,000 azaleas and hundreds of Cherry Blooms-February-April. Summer in the garden includes an outdoor concert series on Thursday evenings and numerous water features with breathtaking floral displays. Autumn at the Arboretum-September-November features a nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village featuring over 90,000 pumpkins/gourds/squash and named one of America's Best Pumpkin festivals by Fodor's Travel. The 8 acre Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden was designed to connect children with nature. Education is a central focus the gardens mission, which teach life and Earth science with 17 indoor/outdoor galleries and 150 interactive activities - Where science and fun become one. Open seven days a week and Wednesday nights until 8pm from March-October. Seasonal weekday discounts are available. The garden is closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
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+1 214-515-6500
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"children's garden"
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"white rock lake"
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"chihuly exhibit"
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"pumpkin patch"
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"beautiful flowers"
in 114 reviews
"pumpkin village"
in 88 reviews
"year round"
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"spring and fall"
in 68 reviews
"full bloom"
in 58 reviews
"beautiful place to visit"
in 53 reviews
"water features"
in 122 reviews
"christmas display"
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"special events"
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"all ages"
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"walk around"
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

We attended first during the fall festival, to get pictures of our kids with the pumpkins. We enjoyed ourselves enough to convert our tickets to an annual membership. The gardens are gorgeous, impeccably maintained, and worth the trip. Other gardens I've visited get kinda boring...More

Thank madscientist13
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Fabulous place...beautiful seasonal flowers and beautiful artwork! The main restauant is lovely. Eat inside and enjoy peace and quite and music! Loved it!

Thank Mitchell S
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Do not miss this paradise in Dallas. Great views of the lake, a large kid's area and a huge variety of plants and flowers.

Thank Buriti
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Growing up in Dallas, this is THE PLACE to getaway while staying in Dallas. Family friendly, touristy fun, for any fun, great couple day getaway/date-night, adventurous, or family outing for the day in Dallas, this is the place!

Thank WiseMommies
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

there is no lovlier place to spend a day regardless of the season. the variety of flowers, shurbs and ground cover is amazing.

Thank txboatlady
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

This place was beautiful in April. We visited the Gardens on a weekday and there were still a crowd going in. The place had great views and live music!

Thank 75vant
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

The Dallas Arboretum is located next to White Rock Lake east of downtown Dallas. It is 66 acres and includes a large children's garden. It has several separate sub-gardens within it. It has great views of White Rock Lake. The garden also has at least...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Definitely a must see place in Dallas. It's just not a complete trip if you dont go here. My pre-wedding photos was taken here. Loads of botanical arrangements and structures to inspire great photos and memories. You will love your time there!

Thank seguneros
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Between the beautiful gardens which make you feel like you are away from a big city to the children's garden, my wife and I love this place. We love the children's garden with the splash mushrooms and fun activities. It is all so well done...More

Thank Robert M
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We love the summmer concerts here!!! However this year, the volume has been lowered and we can hardly hear the band at all. Lovely night, beautiful venue but disappointed in the concert. 😞

1  Thank Mgnorrell
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sandiw08
20 April 2018|
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Response from Sally R | Reviewed this property |
I went to the cafe outside and that wasn’t, plus the view is gorgeous
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luhland
9 April 2018|
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Response from TLCGardener | Property representative |
Hello there, The Arboretum has handicapped parking in close proximity to the front entrance. This is based on first come, first served basis so arrive early during peak seasons and weekends. Complimentary wheelchairs are... More
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Maria F
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Response from rondagreaves | Reviewed this property |
they are in bloom now. not sure how long they last but they were fully open
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