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Cape Fear Botanical Garden

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Address: 536 North Eastern Boulevard, Fayetteville, NC 28301
Phone Number: +1 910-486-0221
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: Cape Fear Botanical Garden is a premier destination in Fayetteville, NC...
Cape Fear Botanical Garden is a premier destination in Fayetteville, NC. We provide an urban oasis for local residents and visitors alike, as well as educational programming and recreational activities to strengthen our community.
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Get outside and enjoy natures beauty

If you love the the outdoors, flowers and plants, this is a great place to visit. Very child friendly. The pavilion is amazingly beautiful. I have never been to a wedding there... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

If you love the the outdoors, flowers and plants, this is a great place to visit. Very child friendly. The pavilion is amazingly beautiful. I have never been to a wedding there but it is gorgeous and would certainly compliment the pictures. The gardens offers small room rentals for business meetings as well. First Saturday of each month is free.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

My wife and her friend which were both 8 months pregnant wanted to visit and take some photos of each other. The front desk staff in a very aggressive way did not allow them to have their camera unless they pay $250 membership or hourly fee for taking pictures. At this time of the year there was really no difference... More 

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Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

How fortunate for Fayetteville to have such a lovely botanical garden. Visitors are welcomed through a beautiful new building with lovely staff and well-stocked gift shop. Trails are clearly marked on the garden path and provide a broad variety of botanical treats. There are great water views and plenty of 'surprise and delight' features to be found. There is a... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Need something to do for a date? Well groomed trails and lots of green make for some really nice walks. Also, I got married there once.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

My first time visiting Cape Fear Botanical Garden was September 2006. It has really expanded since then! I go at least 1-2 times a year. The garden is large enough that even if it's busy you barely notice other visitors. It's my favorite place to go in Fayetteville to just get away from the every day busy stress and enjoy... More 

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schenectady
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

If you like to walk on even trails or some more challenging, view beautiful flowers and interesting trees, this is the place for you. A easy drive from I-95 taking either exit 52 or 56 will get you there. Once inside you will get a map that will show you where all the differnt gardens are and hking trails. I... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

The visitors building was beautiful and overshadowed the actual gardens which were more trees, bushes instead of flowers, etc. Still enjoyed walking it though and was finished in an hour. Nice place for a wedding and one was being set-up when we were there. Went in the early Fall and it was quite warm. Walking by the river it was... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

If a botanical garden is on the map, then I'm going to visit it. Too bad that it was December! Even so we went to check it out. I was impressed by the main building which was beautiful architecture and high ceilings in the entry hall. We were also greeted with a nice reception desk and there were multiple doors... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The gardens themselves would have gotten a 5 for the spring time, 4 for summer on. As mentioned not a lot of color later in the season, however the Christmas light display seemed to be greatly downsized this year. At a cost of 20 dollars for my husband and I to get in it was not worth it. Last year... More 

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Stuart, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I shoot at lot of Botanical Gardens for my business and this is one of the finest gardens that I have been to. The time of the year that I was there didn't yield a lot of blooms but it was one of the best that I have been to so far. If your there for the weekend check to... More 

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