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I went for a craft get together in the building. I noticed that there are things like an exhibit of live bees in between glass. You can watch them as they fly out of the building. Some taxidermy animals and some turtles.
Not overly crowded, even for a summer weekend with beautiful weather. A good place for those in the area to enjoy a walk in the woods. We only explored a small part and perhaps will return again for a more extensive exploration.
We visit this great attraction very often and are never disappointed. While it's always very relaxing and interesting, make certain to visit the butterfly house in the spring when the butterflies are out and active. There's a small charge, but the beauty and peace found...More
I have been to Brookside Gardens about 10 times in the past 2 years. It burnishes my soul. Visit the hillside of azaleas in bloom now before it is too late, or wait till next year. They have created an artful setting, and other than...More
This is a great place to walk about and to ease your spirit when the weather permits. The flora changes with each season as do the special events. It's just lovely - a real gem of nature in an urban environment..
We went to Brookside Gardens and found that this place is connected by a short walk. If you want to drive from the Garden you can too. It has a convenient parking lot in front. It was completely free and they have a kids zone...More
Brookside Nature Center is a small nature center located in the Wheaton Regional Park system. It is connected to Brookside Garden via small gate. The Nature Center is a great place to hike to study about plants and and other living nature. The pond is...More
As far as I know you can eat in the Nature center where it is cool. There are alot of places on the grounds that would be fine for a picnic. There are geese and ducks on the grounds so be aware of them. Enjoy the pretty... More
As far as I know you can eat in the Nature center where it is cool. There are alot of places on the grounds that would be fine for a picnic. There are geese and ducks on the grounds so be aware of them. Enjoy the pretty trees and flowers.