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UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens

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Address: 9090 Craver Road, McMillan Greenhouse, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
Phone Number: 704 687-2364
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Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Very calm asian inspired botanical gardens. Beautiful and well designed. It's worth dropping in. There is a greenhouse across the street as well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
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Waxhaw, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Wonderful place. Great plants inside the greenhouse and in the park. Super place to take pictures of your family - interesting gardens, arches, benches, decor and gazebos.

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Davidson, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The grounds are the highlight here, surprisingly decent given its really just a series of walking trails along an interior roadway of UNC Charlotte campus. Unexpectedly large and a great variety of specimen and local flora. The interior space looks more like the botany department's work areas are open to the public, which actually is a very cool approach and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Very calm asian inspired botanical gardens. Beautiful and well designed. It's worth dropping in. There is a greenhouse across the street as well.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

If you can, be sure to visit when Dr. Larry Mellichamp is guiding tours. He is fun and makes every plant in the gardens interesting. Check out the children's tours. The collection of carnivorous plants is the best I have ever seen. Here's a link to more information about the ever-engaging Dr. Mellichamp >>>https://clas-pages.uncc.edu/larry-mellichamp/ Convenient parking is hard to find.

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Mint Hill, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We decided to visit the botanical garden in Charlotte to see what's in bloom. There are a number of items growing in the greenhouses as well as in the fields. The greenhouse part can be done in 15 minutes; the rest is quite a bit of walking and climbing, so wear comfortable shoes, not sandals. These are essentially nature trails... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

As a student at UNCC I love being able to walk though the gardens to study or just to get a break from my classes. There are lots of benches you can just set and relax at and enjoy the a nice Carolina afternoon.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

2 large Green houses that contain orchids and other various tropical plants and desert plants. Across from builds is a large walking trail for flowers. Various sitting areas and planting areas. Limited Parking careful not to get towed. just check with people at the hot house for proper parking.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This is area you can go to and get away from the city life within the city take a nice walk see a little nature in nice clean area and its cheap (free) and not a lot of people

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

a quiet peaceful place to go and walk, sit, or be with someone special. The wild life is beautiful and well kept

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Beautiful flowers and plants...nice relaxing walk through the garden trails. You can also go in and view the green houses and there are lots of interesting and beautiful plants in there. I would definitely recommend visiting the botanical gardens.

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Additional Information about UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens

Address: 9090 Craver Road, McMillan Greenhouse, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
Phone Number: 704 687-2364
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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