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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
+1 214-515-6500
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A great discovery in Dallas to explore!

While visiting from out of state last weekend, this was the first local sight our family selected... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2016
OregonExplorers4
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Albany, Oregon
Beautiful

Absolutely beautiful and plenty of things to do and see here. This is definitely a great photo... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2016
Lori G
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Lumberton, Texas
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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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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
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+1 214-515-6500
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

While visiting from out of state last weekend, this was the first local sight our family selected to explore. (With our daughter being a botanist, this was going to be our first stop in this city!) Plenty of parking available in numerous lots, costing $15....More

Thank OregonExplorers4
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Absolutely beautiful and plenty of things to do and see here. This is definitely a great photo locations. You'll have to work around the many photo shoots. Be prepared to take plenty of photos of your own. We were here at the end of the...More

Thank Lori G
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We parked in the Arboretum parking lot across the street, which was $15. Seemed pretty high for parking. Then we also paid for entry for two adults. Overall it came to around $45, which after we spent a solid hour and half in the park,...More

Thank Tessa B
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We just recently bought my niece and her family an annual pass for the Dallas Arboretum, such a beautiful place. I now understand why she wanted an annual pass, they have so many different things that they do at different points of the year! It...More

Thank 38vickin
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We went to view the 12 Days of Christmas displays as well as to walk through the beautiful gardens. We packed a picnic lunch and just really enjoyed the day. Beautiful location adjacent to White Rock Lake and the holiday displays were magical. A must...More

Thank Leslie P
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Very cool sights and sounds. Kinda stunk that it was under construction but it was still really cool.

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

I visited this place last night, I attend the "12 Christmas days at night". It was the most beautiful Christmas exhibition I have ever seen. If you like Christmas and nature, you must attend this exhibition. The place is gorgeous.

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I was recently invited to a preview of the Santa Display in the DeGolyer house by my daughter, a member of the Jr League who collected the Santas on loan for the display. (3 of them were mine) This event started after dark and the...More

1  Thank Kathy F
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Very beautiful inside. Highly recommended during Fall. Try to book parking online so you pay $8 instead of $15 on the spot.

2  Thank Puskar D
Reviewed 30 November 2016

12 days of Christmas made the whole place feel extra special, take the tram ride it's free an informative! Parking is pricey.... get dropped off an you won't have to pay! Worthwhile visit !

2  Thank Kathleen C
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grip8s
5 September 2017|
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Response from CristianS954 | Reviewed this property |
Montay to Sunday - 9 to 5. Thanks.
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19 August 2017|
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Response from Dave_Scott1234 | Reviewed this property |
not scooters unfortunately (unless you bring your own) but they do have loaner wheel chairs at no charge (while they last).
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4 July 2017|
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Yes, the ticket price includes the concert. You can bring a blanket or lawn chair. Many people bring in a cart with food and drinks for their family. It's a very pleasant family atmosphere.
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