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Birmingham Botanical Gardens

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Address: 2612 Lane Park Road, Mountain Brook, AL 25223
Phone Number: 205 414 3950
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Quiet Stroll

Free Park! It's perfect for a quiet stroll through beautiful scenery perhaps after lunch! Enjoyed the serenity for a nice conversation and looks like a lovely spot for a picnic... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Hayden, Alabama
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Hayden, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Free Park! It's perfect for a quiet stroll through beautiful scenery perhaps after lunch! Enjoyed the serenity for a nice conversation and looks like a lovely spot for a picnic although I have never tried.

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Benton, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great gardens. Small and compact but great for an afternoon or early morning visit. Easy walks and clearly marked paths.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This was a planned trip for us on our stay in town. The park is so beautiful in summer. Want to come back in fall and spring. Recommend for anyone who loves the outdoors. Go in the morning if in summer; gets pretty hot in the evening and there is a lot of garden to see!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Its always lovely to escape to green space in the city and this is a real oasis of calm that dulls the urban noise. There are over 40 garden areas and the usual glasshouses that are found in most botanical gardens. The real treat however, is the butterfly garden and house signposted from the cafe by large colourful artificial butterflies.... More 

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Hoover, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

It is free, there is no entrance fee. Its a nice place to spend an afternoon, I wouldn't say that you would find lot of flowers, but its very calm and serene. You could just hangout or walk-around the botanical gardens.

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Paducah, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The Botanical Gardens are a treasure! Whether you have 30 minutes or several hours this is the place to go. The gardens have gentle walking paths and a variety of plants and experiences. On a cold or rainy day it is nice to visit the green houses. If you have more time, the Japanese gardens are well worth a stroll.... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The best part of this is that it's FREE, but this is a great way to teach children about nature in the heart of the city (well, not the direct heart, but you know what I mean.) We downloaded the scavenger hunt from the website and followed part of it. We had a great time exploring the roses and talking... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Whenever I need to have time to think, this is the place that I go. Despite the fact that there are other visitors and activities going on, this place has such a calming effect. Always clean and very well maintained, but the rose garden didn't seem to be as colorful and lush as it was on past visits. Nevertheless, a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

It's a great place to visit for all ages. There are countless places to take photos and it's free. Even during the summer when it's really hot, there are lots of places to rest and lots of shade. We always enjoy ourselves when we go.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The Botanical Gardens is a definite stop when in the Mountainbrook area of Birmingham. Go to soak in the beauty & solitude. Take a date or your partner. Do not go if you are looking to be entertained. Take your shoes off. See Bees @ work. Stop and smell the roses...literally. Abundant gift shop and plants for sale. Oh, it's... More 

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Address: 2612 Lane Park Road, Mountain Brook, AL 25223
Phone Number: 205 414 3950
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Mountain Brook

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