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The Bog Garden at Benjamin Park

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Address: 1101 Hobbs Road and Starmount Farms Road, Greensboro, NC
Phone Number: +1 336-373-2199
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Description: This garden features an elevated boardwalk which meanders through 7 acres...
This garden features an elevated boardwalk which meanders through 7 acres of natural wetlands. Stone pathways traverse a forested hillside, and visitors can enjoy the sounds of water at Serenity Falls - a re-circulating waterfall - while viewing the many varieties of plants, birds, and other wildlife inhabiting the area. The garden is open year-round from sunrise to sunset. Admission is free.
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The garden walks in Greensboro are wonderful. I've loved each one for different reasons. This one is great. I recommend anybody visiting the greensboro area to check this out, as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

The garden walks in Greensboro are wonderful. I've loved each one for different reasons. This one is great. I recommend anybody visiting the greensboro area to check this out, as well as Bicentennial Garden, Greensboro Arboretum and Gateway Gardens

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Most of the bog areas were dry at the time we visited, but it was still a great place to wander during one of the first beautiful afternoons of spring. Great place for photography with all the bridges, trails, and interesting views.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The bog garden is a nice, yet small park, with a nice view of a neighborhood lake near friendly center. if you take some bird seed, you will have lots of friends along this nature trail, and i highly recommend that. the waterfall fountain area is a nice touch, and it is a great way to spend an hour or... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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26 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This is a beautiful spot not far from Friendly Shopping Center. It can be easy to miss and parking can be a challenge but it's worth the effort. The paths are well maintained with lots of spaces to stop and talk or sit. We saw plenty of people out, especially with dogs, enjoying the start of Spring. Geese, Ducks, a... More 

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North Carolina
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This is a bog garden, so it's a bit swampy with lots of undergrowth. It's nice for a stroll, and very different from most formal, tidy public gardens. It seems so far away from the city when you are in it, but is very centrally located. Nice for an afternoon walk.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

but if you would like a nice walk around a wooded park complete with a small waterfall and a lake with ducks it is worth it. It is right across the street from another garden attraction (can't remember the name). And it is free!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This is one of my favorite spots to pop in and take a break. Right in the heart of prime time shopping at Friendly Center. The ducks and geese are eager to be fed and the walk on the elevated deck is a plus. There is also the man made waterfall on the north side that is calming to the... More 

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Burlington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This place is so beautiful peaceful and quite ! Great for a walk or just to get away from the city for an hour or so. The gardens are very clean and the raised boardwalks are nice and wide. You can miss the entrance if you don't know what you are looking for. I actually parked at Tanger Family Bicentennial... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is my favorite place in all of Greensboro. In the middle of a bustling city, you’re immediately transported to a serene getaway in a lush forest. This place is absolutely amazing! There are a variety of trails to walk on and the gardens are small enough that even those possessing very little athletic ability are able to see everything... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Walkways are elevated and wander thru the bog gardens. Located next to Tanger Garden both could be seen together. Great Bird watching with the highlight being the Owls.

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