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Dow Gardens

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
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Absolutely Gorgeous

If ever in Midland area of mid-Michigan, a stop at the Dow Gardens is a must due to how absolutely... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Paul L
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Columbus, Ohio
Went for the canopy; enjoyed the scarecrows

Went for the canopy walk, but thoroughly enjoyed the whole garden area. This was a great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LibLady56
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Ohio
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1809 Eastman Ave, Midland, MI 48640-2641
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If ever in Midland area of mid-Michigan, a stop at the Dow Gardens is a must due to how absolutely gorgeous the gardens are. The floral displays are stunning & the scarecrows are beyond creative in the children's garden. The fact that Whiting Forest is...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for the canopy walk, but thoroughly enjoyed the whole garden area. This was a great discovery. We started with the canopy walk, then walked around the pond and the children's playground. As we ventured we passed through rose gardens and plants that were all...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is interesting, that under type of visit we don’t have the option of just family. It’s either family with teenagers or families with small children. Well we were a family with an elderly and infirm parent. There you go. Not sure why Tripadvisor tends...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simply beautiful and simply wonderful well maintained the people was so helpful and so peaceful and quiet

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the gardens and the forest. Paradise on a sunny day. Take your time. We were there about 3 hours and it was a leisurely visit. There are many accessible paths, and off-the-beaten paths for the more adventurous. Something to see wherever you look...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to see the beautiful grounds of flowers, shrubs, trees and ponds in a peaceful setting. Easy access with paved walkways. Every season is a feast for the eyes in the beauty of nature. Family oriented for the young & seniors....More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great day to visit the Dow Gardens! I recommend taking the gulf cart tour, you can still walk around after the tour or visit the house. We enjoyed the tour and learned all about different parts of the gardens and their history. A...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Kathryn G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Big place. Lotsa nook and cranny trails to discover. Quiet. Peaceful. Clean. Well kept. Beautiful place to walk and enjoy the outdoors. Some beautiful flowers in places throughout the gardens. Mostly shady areas in the main part. Children’s area is more open and sunnier. Children’s...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank TriCityDude
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Flowers were beautiful. Very hot evening for walking.Nice trails with lovely scenery. I Will be going there many more days in the future.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jolicieur
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful property. Many exotic and native plants. Very well maintained property. So many trails it would take time to explore them all. Make sure to wear comfortable shoes. This place is exactly what you would expect, beautiful grounds and perfectly maintained.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Pioneer253203
April 22, 2019|
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Response from DowGardens | Property representative |
Hello! We are seeing new and wonderful blooms in the gardens daily. The outdoor sculpture exhibit, Origami in the Garden, will also begin this Sunday, April 28! Hope to see you soon!
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773charlenec
February 14, 2019|
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Response from DowGardens | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for your interest. We recommend allowing at least an hour to explore the Canopy Walk. We also recommend that you visit the gardens while there. You could easily spend another hour there.
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Benjamin M
September 1, 2018|
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Response from F8273HAbrendab | Reviewed this property |
I do not know, we didn't tour the house.
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