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Hatcher Garden & Woodland Preserve

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Address: 820 John B. White Blvd, Spartanburg, SC 29304
Phone Number: 864.574.7724
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Spartanburg's Best Kept Secret

Amazing plant and animal life tucked away for privacy close to town. Great place to hang out, enjoy nature and walk and take pictures with your best friend or grandchild. Tell 'em... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Spartanburg
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Spartanburg
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Amazing plant and animal life tucked away for privacy close to town. Great place to hang out, enjoy nature and walk and take pictures with your best friend or grandchild. Tell 'em the names of the trees like mom told you and you've got signs if you didn't have that privilege. Quiet, serene, tranquil...Enjoy!

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a wonderful garden that was started by an individual. It's probably quadruple the space it started out as, and the community supports it as well. I have taken guests there, and we all enjoyed the beautiful work that has been done in this special space.

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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69 reviews 69 reviews
28 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Wonderful place to take a walk and get grand ideas for landscaping. Especially helpful if you go to one of the large plant sales they have a couple of times a year and staffed by people who know plants. The paths are in great shape for anybody who might be challenged on rough terrain. Plenty of places throughout to sit.... More 

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Chicago,Illinois
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85 reviews 85 reviews
36 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We were visiting friends recently and they took us to this beautiful place. There was so much to see and enjoy. We took a wealth of photos! The day was perfect for a walk in the woods and this woodland preserve is one of the best.

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Whenever it is a pretty day out and there is not much to do , I take the kids to Hatcher Garden and let them run free. It is fast, quiet and a great place to take pictures and enjoy nature.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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253 reviews 253 reviews
45 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We came during late fall – maybe not the best time if you like to see flowers but we still loved the place. First of all it was almost empty and it feels like you are there all by yourself (you can’t hear cars or any other city noise even though you are in the middle of Spartanburg). Secondly, this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

I am a native of Spartanburg and must have driven by Hatcher Gardens thousands of times but never visited until the memorial service for a friend's son was held there. It was the most perfect place for that and the flowers were blooming and many people were there for other things that day. I saw a photographer doing a bridal... More 

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Rock Hill
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Beautiful garden! Loved all the places. Went earlier in the summer and then just went on Labor Day and my boyfriend proposed! This location will always have a special place in my heart. It is very nice and I would recommend visiting if you're ever in the area.

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Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A nice, quiet little meandering path through a beautiful natural woodland preserve. Take a book, sit and reflect, or meet up for a picnic lunch with a friend.

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I love going here on Sundays with my husband to walk and spend time together. The Gardens are very pretty!

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