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The Bog Garden

Hobbs Road and Starmount Farms Road, Greensboro, NC
336-373-2199
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Ranked #6 of 31 attractions in Greensboro
Type: Gardens
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Hickory, North Carolina
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65 reviews 65 reviews
39 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

The Bog Garden was so much more than I anticipated. It's a really good size park with beautiful scenery and really nice boardwalks and trails. Went mid-week with my dog for a new place to walk and enjoyed it thoroughly. It's nicely shaded, so even on a hot day it is a great place to be. Highly recommend for both... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

The Bog Garden is a unique walkway into the marshy end of a small lake. Raised decking winds through the trees just a few feet above the marshy area feeding the lake. The Bog Garden presents a rare opportunity to venture into this natural environment. It is teaming with native wildlife including birds, ducks, fish, as well as natural flora.... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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180 reviews 180 reviews
81 attraction reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

What a lovely network of little trails! One of the local docs was instrumental in getting this project to reality. The trails are well cleared, and there is a variety of flora and fauna to look at. It's shady from all the trees, which is helpful in the hot summer.

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Stokesdale, North Carolina
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67 reviews 67 reviews
40 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This garden is beautiful!! Well maintained and very peaceful! We go here at least 2 times a month. Sometimes we bring the dogs , as long as they are on a leash and you bring your "doggie bags", they are welcomed to enjoy the gardens too!

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Gibsonville, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We were surprised to find such calm and natural beauty in Greensboro. There are numerous trails to walk, and you can choose to walk a long earthen paths or wooden boardwalks. There are printed guides at the entrance of the park. We spent about 90 minutes taking a relaxing stroll through the trails, and met several photographers who frequent the... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

To find this in the middle of the city is very refreshing. We saw ducks, an owl, great blue heron and a gorgeous recycling man made water fall.

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Jamestown, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

make sure you have your walking shoes! great place to enjoy a leisure walk as well as a jog! The area can be busy so time it during school hours if possible.

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Atlanta
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

My eldest son was on a college visit to UNC-Greensboro and we took our younger sons to both the Bog Garden Very pleasant walk through wooded area with raised wooden boardwalk. Saw a number of ducks and one mother duck with her ducklings. There is an attractive water feature/waterfall, which is good for photos. The Tanger Family Garden is across... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

A real nice walk. A nice easy boardwalk made it real pleasant. Pretty wildlife scenery. Saw a lot of mallard ducks and baby ducks. I think I caught view of a wood duck

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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529 reviews 529 reviews
245 attraction reviews
387 helpful votes 387 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

The Bog Garden at Benjamin Park provides an opportunity to walk through the woods to the Starmount Farms Lake. The best option when visiting this garden is to park at the adjacent Tanger Family Bicentennial Gardens and walk across the street to the Bog Gardens. There was a second entrance on the other end of the park but don't know... More

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