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Smith Gilbert Gardens

2382 Pine Mountain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30152
770-919-0248
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Ranked #4 of 12 attractions in Kennesaw
Type: Gardens
Traveler Description: Located in beautiful Kennesaw, the Smith-Gilbert Gardens is made up of 16 acres with more than 3,000 different varieties of plants, shrubs and... more »
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Kennesaw, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is worth the trip to view beautiful flowers and trees. They have the place organized into different species so more interesting to view them. The people there provide lots of gardening information that can help you if you like gardening. Even a garden area for children. Small entrance fee but it helps support them.

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Atlanta, GA
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26 attraction reviews
376 helpful votes 376 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Having relatives or visitors in? Try something different and see the Smith-Gilbert Gardens in Kennesaw. We only recently learned about these gardens through Groupon, and what a find! The Gardens are minutes from the highway. Pack a picnic lunch and plan on about two hours of easy walking on well-maintained trails. They have a designated picnic area with tables, a... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

My husband and I really enjoyed this little garden. It has such a pleasant feel. The staff (Shawn) was so helpful and knowledgeable. I hope to come back when everything is in full bloom.

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

When the flowers are out it is a very beautiful place to walk on the many winding paths. It has a Picnic area and does offer classes.

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Atlanta, GA
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3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

What a memorable afternoon it was spending our 53rd wedding anniversary touring that lovely garden, with it's nice, well labeled walking paths and interesting and varied sculpture! The only way it could have been improved was if there had been a little coffee shop. After several hours, we would have liked to have had a little place to get "refreshed".

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Atlanta, Georgia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

My spouse and I visited early one morning. It was wonderful. I loved seeing all the conifer specimens, the roses, and camelias. but probably the best thing is just learning what will grow in the shade in Northwest Georgia. Some of the plants here are incredibly large and old and others have been planted in the last few years. They... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This is a not a very large but interesting garden and recommended to all outdoor lovers if you are around Kennesaw area ! There is an entry fee.

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

I love this place, friendly people, beautiful plants, and they even offer little fun courses. We went to a lecture on owls and bats and it was very interesting! Had a cool "moonlit" tour at the end. A great place to bond with other plant lovers

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Acworth, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Quite, sirene, great trails to walk through the gardens, huge variety of plants from all over the world. Tour guides are well informed and full of information.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

We tried to visit Smith-Gilbert on Sunday per the hours posted on a Google search. Set off on our trip looking forward to seeing something new. It was easily found but not so easy to get in. One sign said Sunday hours and the other said closed on Sunday. Their web site calendar does not say closed Sunday as it... More

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