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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
+1 214-515-6500
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Gorgeous - year round activity

We had the pleasure of visiting Dallas Arboretum on Columbus Day. The grounds were beautiful- with... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2016
Southlake, Texas
via mobile
Warm fall display and cold people.

My last business trip to Dallas, I asked my colleagues for advice on where to spend my day off... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2016
Westchester County NY
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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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8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
+1 214-515-6500
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We had the pleasure of visiting Dallas Arboretum on Columbus Day. The grounds were beautiful- with a particularly spectacular pumpkin display which is a must see. Many families had amazing photo opportunities throughout the gardens. Its a great way to spend an afternoon. The grounds...More

Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

My last business trip to Dallas, I asked my colleagues for advice on where to spend my day off. They all suggested the Dallas Arboretum. After all, it was pumpkin Festival time. I try to book the brunch/tea on line and had trouble. Try to...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit, and we enjoyed seeing all of the pumpkins and gourds (as well as watching all of the small kids who seemed to be having a good time). The grounds were spacious, well maintained, and very attractive. I was surprised at...More

Thank 704edl
Reviewed 15 October 2016

What a lovely place to visit, especially during special times of the year. We visited in the fall where there were 70,000 pumpkins placed all over the gardens. There is a special childrens' area called the "Pumpkin Patch" where they have sloaps of pumpkins everywhere...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 14 October 2016

No matter the season, you will enjoy spectacular displays throughout the gardens! Well done, Dallas.

Thank sophiac623
Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is a great place to spend an afternoon in the city. You can pack a picnic basket and eat and sunbathe on the hill behind the Camp House, overlooking white rock lake, stroll through the gardens and exhibits. Also, in the fall they have...More

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Strolling through the grounds of the Arboretum is so relaxing. This time we also enjoyed a shuttle ride with a very informative volunteer. This is such a great place for fall photos. The displays are amazing. The walks with plenty of cooling water features made...More

Thank Alibri67
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were surprised that the showing of a DART ticket gives a $1 discount for each ticket. This is a nice place with much electronic information. It is a shame they are not a little lower for little fingers to activate. We stayed just a...More

Thank GrandPenguins
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The first time I traveled from West Texas to Dallas for Autumn at the Arboretum, I was amazed to find this gorgeous sanctuary in view of the Big D's skyscrapers and secluded from traffic. And in the years since, I've been surprised to learn how...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Any time of year that you visit the Arboretum, you will not be disappointed! Many acres of beautiful garden displays (My favorite is fall) during every season!

Thank mattox04
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Response from Jennifer S | Reviewed this property |
You will need separate concert tickets but buy early as the concerts do tend sell out. You can purchase them online. It is lawn seating ~ either on a blanket or in a chair. The chairs have to be low profile beach type... More
19 May 2017|
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Response from TLCGardener | Property representative |
The only recommended parking for the Arboretum is onsite or in the parking garage. We offer pre-paid online parking for $8. Many folks use Uber from their hotel or homes.
26 April 2017|
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Response from sjr1974 | Reviewed this property |
the email should work, just make sure it has the bar code or whatever it is they need to scan