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Humboldt Botanical Garden

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Great for hiking with dogs

As a Botanic Garden I have to give it a B-, but since they allow dogs ( for a fee) it is a great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tulum, Mexico
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Beautiful gardens

I loved seeing the gardens at this place. They had a lot to see and do. I was pleasantly... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2018
Walnut, California
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“several hours”(2 reviews)
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7351 Tompkins Hill Rd, Eureka, CA 95501-9302
+1 707-442-5139
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a Botanic Garden I have to give it a B-, but since they allow dogs ( for a fee) it is a great place to hike with your dog(s). The rose garden, Heather Garden, Sara’s Garden and native plant garden were pretty. The butterfly...More

Thank dzapatka
Reviewed May 11, 2018

Nothing to see, before you saw I was there at the wrong time, I was there in May 9, 2018. Most emoplyees very unfriendly, only the gentleman at gate was friendly but then again he was taking my money. I could see more blooms at...More

Thank Ted H
Reviewed May 5, 2018

I loved seeing the gardens at this place. They had a lot to see and do. I was pleasantly surprised by the level of service as well. Check them out!

Thank marytingsley
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Visit a really well kept botanical garden. What a greenhouse!! There plant sale is something to put on you "to do" list.

Thank Drneedles
Reviewed August 12, 2017

We spent an afternoon here with local cousins and thoroughly enjoyed our stroll through the many clean and well-laid-out paths among the flower beds with their great variety of flowers and tree. Set on a gentle hillside in a mature forest, with occasional open views...More

3  Thank CHARLES G
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Maybe it's because my home town's Botanical Gardens are so much better but I was disappointed with this place. Kind of expensive for the smallish displays of flowers. Left disappointed! Would not recommend.

Thank Raoul L
Reviewed August 8, 2017

This relatively new Botanical Garden is a wonderful start on a tour of the Eureka area, and a good instpiring and relaxing place to visit. It is situated next (north and near the northern entrance) to the College of the Redwoods. Costs about $5.00 for...More

1  Thank Terri B
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

We went to Eureka as a stopover. We set up our trip to spend time here. The Botanical Garden is nice but if this is why you went to Eureka I hope you didn't travel far. It is okay probably well done for such a...More

3  Thank hagerrc1
Reviewed June 21, 2017

If you enjoy gardens you'll enjoy this place. Come here for a relaxing afternoon. Flowers are beautiful and you should buy some if possible! Great quality.

2  Thank jeffsorenson82
Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful and well maintained garden on the campus of College of the Redwoods. Reasonable admission fee. Plants available for sale in the greenhouse.

2  Thank Kermit B
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December 29, 2017|
Response from Terri B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, anytime is a good time, the gardens reflect the changing seasons.