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Wing Haven Garden and Bird Sanctuary

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A relaxed place within a crowded city

I am not really a nature loving dude, but i had to do it for the missus. And i gotta tell you, i... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Charlotte, North Carolina
Beautiful Garden Oasis

Lovely gardens and wildlife on the outskirts of the city. It was a gorgeous day and so peaceful in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Columbia, South Carolina
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Located in the heart of Charlotte, North Carolina, Wing Haven provides a natural oasis for reflection and study of its two public gardens. Wing Haven Garden & Bird Sanctuary is rich in Southern horticulture and a habitat for birds and wildlife. The...more
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248 Ridgewood Ave, Charlotte, NC 28209-1632
+1 704-331-0664
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I am not really a nature loving dude, but i had to do it for the missus. And i gotta tell you, i was a bit surprised since the drive upto the park was through crowded lanes and roads. The best part however, was that...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely gardens and wildlife on the outskirts of the city. It was a gorgeous day and so peaceful in the gardens. I enjoyed watching the chipmunks scurrying around. I wish I had seen more birds though.

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Reviewed September 23, 2018

This is an amazing hidden gem nestled in the heart of a residential area that we visited as part of National Museum Day. The grounds are very nice and the map we were given was very helpful in guiding us through the gardens. Bring your...More

Thank CltGirl129
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This place is very cool. I make sure all of my nature loving friends and family visit this place at least once. They have Bald Eagles!!

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Reviewed May 1, 2018

Tired of rushing to and fro? Here is a place tucked away in a residential area well known for their keen eye on beauty and nature. The original owner of this santuary built this gardn in memory of his late wife to share with all...More

Thank 265cherylg
Reviewed April 23, 2018

We were searching the internet for something to do on a nice April day in Charlotte, and I came across this place by searching "gardens". How happy we were to find this place. So quiet and beautiful. I have seen many pictures of blue birds,...More

1  Thank Julie K
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

An absolute must see in Charlotte. It's a beautiful garden with a great variety of plants and birds. Excellent for families and nature lovers.

Thank Maria de Fatima Z
Reviewed September 6, 2017

This jewel of a garden is located in one of Charlotte's loveliest neighborhoods. If you are a gardener, check out their bi-yearly sales, featuring unusual plants, and gardeners who have the expertise to help you know what to buy, and how and when to plant...More

Thank Lynn8894
Reviewed August 9, 2017

This place is so beautiful and quiet, right in the heart of the city! Near the shops on Selwyn and Park Road Shopping Center, which is where one can get a bite to eat before or after.

Thank mary p
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

The garden is beautiful the story behind the garden should be a movie. Well worth the money to walk around and view this amazing garden in a very nice part of town

Thank Anthony S
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Jake M
November 5, 2017|
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Response from mary p | Reviewed this property |
There is interest all year long. Spring and fall are particularly wonderous, April, May and Sept, Oct. With the climate changing so much now, the months of spring and fall are shifting and the weather is hard to predict, so... More
Brenda H
July 29, 2017|
Response from Anthony S | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe they are we did not see any dogs when we was there
September 15, 2016|
Response from events623 | Property representative |
Thank you Linda. I hope you enjoyed your visit - remember the gardens are now open year-round Wednesday through Saturday from 10 am - 5 pm. -- Wing Haven