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Address: 4601 Campbell Airstrip Rd., Anchorage, AK 99507
Phone Number: 907-770-3692
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Antiquing
Description: Take in the beauty of Alaska's native flora and northern-hardy perennials...
Take in the beauty of Alaska's native flora and northern-hardy perennials at this tranquil garden located amidst 110 acres of boreal forest. View perennial, herb, alpine rock and wildflower gardens. Walk on nature trails, enjoy a new Peony Collection, glimpse wildlife.
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A very well laid out Garden area

We really enjoyed our visit to the Botanical Gardens. Almost every plant was labeled & the staff was helpful answering questions we had about the plants. Good wide walk ways. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Kansas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed our visit to the Botanical Gardens. Almost every plant was labeled & the staff was helpful answering questions we had about the plants. Good wide walk ways. We didn't take advantage of it but you could hike to Campbell Creek that was on the property. I would recommend bug spray if you do the hike. A stop... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

At the end of a two week vacation, we decided to check out the Botanical Garden. Even though it is not the best garden I have seen, it was beautiful. Well worth the price of admission. I would go back if I was in the area and had some time to kill.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

It's real beautiful. They've expanded the place with a bunch of sections and you get a good walking experience with the opportunity to get into woods too.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This gem is hidden from view. We had always wanted to visit this site but kept missing it. We parked in the school lot next door. Walked past a bear/moose fence and were greeted by a friendly host. We wandered around for hours, looking at native and exotic plants. Because of Alaska's long summer days, the exotic plants had to... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

It is a small place with beautiful flowers, pleasant staff and a nice walking path and benches for a relaxing moment. I would recommend the visit if you have a moment to take in the fresh air.

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Eagle River, Alaska
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79 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The botanical gardens provide the visitor with a different view of what you'd expect in Alaska. The gardens are sectioned off and the amount of flowers is totally unexpected. If you are a gardener, this is a must visit.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I was pleased with my visit to the Gardens. I have lived in Anchorage for 37 years and didn't realize this little gem was here. The staff were wonderful and their passion for gardens was showcased throughout. I left there feeling at peace and then trying to find an excuse to go back! I'm now trying to think of a... More 

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Topsham, Maine
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Kind of a let down... We found enough interesting stuff to look at, but it certainly wasn't the feast for our eyes and senses we were hoping for... Especially after seeing some amazing landscaping with vibrant flowers at many of our other stops in Alaska. Maybe our donation will help it get better...

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I was in Anchorage last week and l went to visit this park. Is absolutely wonderful. You really going to have a great impression!! Is located 30 mins from downtown. if you love nature, this is for you! Special thank you to the Russian lady in the Main entrance!!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Be sure to visit the Alaska Botanical Garden when you go to Anchorage, for an education in the plants of Alaska, and for a moment of perfect peace. The pathways invite you to amble through forest and flowers, the shop displays seeds and garden inessentials, and they purvey bedding plants of splendid quality. The education program for kids is admirable... More 

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