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Amarillo Botanical Gardens

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Address: 1400 Streit Dr, Amarillo, TX
Phone Number: 806-352-6513
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Beautiful Displays !

Much replanting is going on and therefore some areas closed to the public. Full price still enthsiastically charged by the office!! However, a very pleasent garden and an enormous... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 6, 2015
DominicR66
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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Amarillo, United States
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55 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to the gardens during the day, but every December, the ABG puts on a fund raiser for the gardens that is really special. Every night they open up the gardens which have been decorated with thousands of Christmas lights. It's a little chilly so bundle up, but walking though the lights is beautiful. Even have decorations in... More 

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Thank Sheryl W
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

Much replanting is going on and therefore some areas closed to the public. Full price still enthsiastically charged by the office!! However, a very pleasent garden and an enormous walkaround tropical greenhouse. This is also a meeting / conference centre which is a great idea although requires full outside catering. Cafe on site would be a definite benefit and ensure... More 

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Thank DominicR66
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8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Small garden, but very well kept with a very interesting green house. VERY hot if you go in the summer. Also a very quick trip - you can be in and out in 30 minutes if you don't linger.

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Thank Lizabratt
Milford, Michigan, United States
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124 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Beautiful desert themed garden. One of the best I have ever seen in the southwest and worth going our of your way to visit and enjoy.

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Thank Phillip N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We went on a perfect sunday afternoon. Very little traffic and the gardens are stunning. The colors were beautiful and they plenty of room for growth, so i will be returning for an additional trip to see what will be new.

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Thank erprojectsama
Saint Louis, Missouri
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137 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

What a nice surprise! While the indoor tropical exhibit is small, it shows a wide variety of plant and flowers. The outdoor landscaping, on the other hand, is lovely including some very interesting cacti. A waterfall, an outdoor mural and the trees make this a very peaceful place to experience.

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1 Thank RebecaEleria
Amarillo
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171 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I have visited the gardens during normal seasons with kids and had a blast. Probably the best time to visit is during Christmas when they decorate the whole area with lights. Its cool to see and if you hit it during a snow storm even better. Worth the time to visit any time.

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Thank johnmcd2
Amarillo, Texas
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82 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Disappointed. I don't know if it was the time of year we were there, but we were disappointed in the gardens and the appearance of the whole place.

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Thank Merik K
Lodi, New York
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30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

You would not think there would be a Botanical Garden in Amarillo. The gentleman on staff that day was kind enough to give us a tour. The sample foliage and waterfall exhibit is very nice. There is an inside and outside exhibit that is good for children. It is within walking distance to a small lake for a nice long... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Beautiful plants and flowers in various settings. Worth a visit. They do a fantastic light display at Christmas-time, too.

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