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Amarillo Botanical Gardens

1400 Streit Dr, Amarillo, TX
806-352-6513
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Ranked #9 of 33 Attractions in Amarillo
Type: Gardens
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English first
Texas
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120 reviews 120 reviews
52 attraction reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We've been to botanical gardens in many areas of the US and each one has it's own special appeal. This one was a pleasant surprise, I didn't expect to see so many blooming green plants in such a warm dry climate. And the butterfly sanctuary was a photographer's delight! It was very hot so dress accordingly and bring plenty of... More

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Amarillo, Texas
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102 reviews 102 reviews
26 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The Botanical Gardens has made milestones in its physical plant (no pun intended) and programs. It now reaches out to more than just a limited population, for events invite families of all age groups. It's not as large as gardens found in big cities, but it is an interesting and rather startling space, considering the dusty, windy, wide-open spaces of... More

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Claremont, California
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15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We decided to visit the garden in the afternoon after we made our hotel reservations for the night. We had a very hard time finding it, but after several attempts, we located it. The admission price was very reasonable. The butterfly garden was beautiful with dozens of butterflies flying around from flower to flower. We even saw several rare hummingbird... More

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Houston, Tx
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The Amarillo Botanical Gardens are always interesting to visit and see what is new. Native plants are the way to go in a hot dry climate and by watching and learning from the staff, I too can have a pretty yard under difficult circumstances. The conservatory has a family of ducks that can survive the climate of Amarillo, and many... More

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Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Very Relaxing & Pleasant Place to Spend The Afternoon, just walking around and looking at the beautiful flowers and foliage. I was pleasantly surprised to find such a green atmosphere here in the very dry western Texas panhandle. We also toured the gardens at Christmas when then had thousands of lights on the plants and trees. I am told they... More

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Sunray, Texas, USA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

It's a very short trek through the rainforest, but it is an experience you won't forget. Just the smell of the earthy plants and the moisture - the flowers and the banana tree - really neat!!

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Gardening is clearly a challenge in Amarillo, but this place is lovely and the volunteers are knowledgeable and friendly.

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amarillo, texas
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5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

There were thousands of Christmas lights on all the plants, trees, paths, etc. It was beautiful and there was a giant Christmas tree inside. It was like being in fairy land. This is a very beautiful place to visit in the summer too.

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Brookings
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We went at Christmas time, and the entire place was so beautifully decorated.. Definitely a place to go to enjoy the beauty of Christmas in Amarillo

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Amarillo, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

My wedding was a fairy tale made possible by the beautiful scenery & VERY helpful staff! The venue was large enough for my 100 person wedding, yet still it felt cozy and intimate.

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