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Cape Fear Botanical Garden

536 North Eastern Boulevard, Fayetteville, NC 28301
(910) 486-0221
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Ranked #4 of 27 attractions in Fayetteville
Type: Gardens
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English first
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54 reviews 54 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

To anyone who enjoys gardens, I am going to flat out say, do the membership. You can go to lots of other gardens and will get your money's worth this way. This garden is beautiful. It is not the largest garden I have been to, but it is a refreshing change of pace for Fayetteville. There are lots of flowers,... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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81 reviews 81 reviews
54 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

They used to have a month where you could visit for free. They stopped that shortly after building their new building. It's not worth the 8 dollars per person, especially for a family of 5. Nice flowers in the spring but for the entrance fee, I'd rather put that money towards Zoo tickets or something else.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Attended a family wedding here, stayed at nearby Regency, so I got the oppurtunity to come back the next day and see more before leaving. Really nice

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Denver, CO
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We were here sevrl yrs ago during azalea time. It was SPECTACULAR. Many other trees, etc. were also in bloom, along w/very spcl. colored tulips. Even if you're from a big city (as we are; Denver's B.G. is *always* super) you'll enjoy this. Long path walks along Cape Fear River make this a "must" for hikers & walkers.

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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82 reviews 82 reviews
28 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Spent a wonderful afternoon wandering - Quiet, relaxing, beautiful scenery. There are many paths to choose from and each takes you to something different. Currently there is no café, so be sure you have lunch prior to your visit. There are cold beverages and there was a "burger" truck in the parking lot. We found the staff very helpful and... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Only downside is you have to use the catering they provide . And they are not much help when it Come to coordinating your event. Very unorganized

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

When we have family and friends come into town during the spring we always take them here. Great place to relax and take a stroll. Not to mention all the events! Who doesn't like listening to a band with surroundings that just welcome you. The gift shop is just ok but we never go there for it anyway. They also... More

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Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a beautiful area, just for a stroll, to having parties and weddings. The indoor outdoor areas are perfect for gatherings. Happy to have this facility in our backyard.

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North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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178 reviews 178 reviews
42 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

All I can say is WOW! I've visited many botanical gardens over the past years, and this one is one of the tops. It's very well laid out, a relaxing walk, nicely manicured, not over done but very tastefully designed. My husband and I enjoyed our stroll through the 78 acre garden. There was one section we could not go... More

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I went with a playgroup, and while I personally liked the gardens, my two toddlers were constantly having to be pulled back. The water areas do not have any rails, but are adjacent to the sand pits. I would love to go back with my husband, but it was SO MUCH work to have my kids play there.

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