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Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Delightful Summer Adventure, Something for Whole Family

Three generations of family and friends spent hours here while vacationing in the area and found... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Stewart I
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens: a highlight for plant enthusiasts with something for everyone

We made a visit over Columbus Day weekend, and while fall may not be the ultimate season to see the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Elizabeth H
Concord, Massachusetts
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“five senses”(52 reviews)
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens is a natural wonder on 270 acres of shorefront in mid-coast Maine. Strolling through spectacular ornamental gardens and traversing miles of waterfront and woodland trails, visitors are delighted by the beautiful...more
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132 Botanical Gardens Drive, Off Barters Island Road, Boothbay, ME 04537
+1 207-633-8000
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Three generations of family and friends spent hours here while vacationing in the area and found something wonderful for everyone. Beyond the diverse plantlife exhibits, butterflies, ponds and more, there were hands-on activities for young children, volunteer opportunities for older teens, a very good lunch...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We made a visit over Columbus Day weekend, and while fall may not be the ultimate season to see the gardens, we loved our time spent there. There were late blooming perennials and some eye-catching arrangements of pumpkins and other squash that had been assembled...More

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are avid horticulturalists who enjoy visiting other places that share in our love for "just digging in the dirt". The gardens are delightful, especially the Children's Garden and the vast display of perennials. The paths are easy to negotiate even during some major reconstruction...More

Thank Charlesandlouise
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here on an unusually hot humid September day. Impressed with the main Visitor's Center building, what do they do with all that space? Ample parking. Friendly staff upon purchasing tickets and helpful with map directions. However once we ventured out we found the maps...More

Thank Alehar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I went here thinking we would be a couple hours, we ended up spending the day. Highly recommend taking a guided tour to learn about the different parts of the garden .

Thank Keith F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge grounds carefully manicured and maintained, this attraction offers visitors peace and quiet enjoyment of its natural beauties as well as sculptures and visitor facilities. Parking is no problem even in season. They have a lovely visitors' center and a separate Café. At $14.00/adult this...More

Thank TonyK300
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

OMG! Geek out mode!!!! I can not say enough. What an amazing, fantastic, spectacular place! I was worried that being late in the season, we would be disappointed, but I could have not been more wrong. We got there just in time to see much...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens were a testament to the loving care of volunteers, with beautiful surprises around each bend in the path. Nicely organized into specific areas with a very large area of themed gardens, an area for children with a farm, and a more challenging path...More

Thank FredCranberry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in the Boothbay Harbor, Maine, region then you MUST stop in at the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens. They’ve revamped the layout and parking in 2018, and are always changing the floral displays. One of my favorite times to visit is during the...More

Thank michellegagnenh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Gardens have done an excellent job with the flowers, walkways, little ponds, etc. and the Children's Garden is great. It has lovely trails and sculptures also. It's getting almost too big - I hope they stop soon and just maintain what they have done.

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July 22, 2018|
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Response from Kris F | Property representative |
We provide complimentary wheelchairs and also rent motorized scooters for $6/day. All are on a first come, first served basis. The central gardens are accessible so with the assistance of a wheelchair or scooter you will be... More
March 23, 2018|
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Response from MainePeg | Reviewed this property |
We usually have wild lupines in May and early June in Maine