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Cape Fear Botanical Garden

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Address: 536 N Eastern Blvd, Fayetteville, NC 28301-5100
Phone Number: +1 910-486-0221
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Cape Fear Botanical Garden is a premier destination in Fayetteville, NC. We...

Cape Fear Botanical Garden is a premier destination in Fayetteville, NC. We provide an urban oasis for local residents and visitors alike, as well as educational programming and recreational activities to strengthen our community.

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Love the music events

The family has been there dozens of times and always left satisfied. Our favorite has been the live musical events, inside and outside. Dancing with the kids was a treat. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
WholeWheatToast
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The family has been there dozens of times and always left satisfied. Our favorite has been the live musical events, inside and outside. Dancing with the kids was a treat. The educational events are well done and facilitate home school well. Fun to show up for a ad hoc picnic too.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Cape Fear Botanical Gardens is a beautiful space. It's perfect for small intimate gatherings & events.

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Havre de Grace, Maryland
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140 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Granted visiting a garden in the middle of August is not the best way to spend a hot, humid day, but we were limited. This garden has a lot of potential, but there is a communion between landscape architecture, landscape design, and creative gardeners that this garden fails to artfully achieve. At times I felt that the plant collection stole... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Serene and beautiful. Large enough to linger for a large part of the day with plenty of areas to stop and take it all in.

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Thank Queen W
Fort Bragg, North Carolina
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've only been to the botanical garden twice. It's and awsome place to walk and socialize with friends and family.

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Thank EdgarJLR
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely flowers and an easy walk for nature lovers. But if you despise humidity and heat as much as I do - stay away during the summer!

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1 Thank cmmodelski
Fayetteville, North Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in luck the day we visited, the Farm House was open. The guide is very entertaining with stories galore, it was a joy. The gardens provided a cool destination on a very hot day. There was a area that seemed not quite finished--more to come in the future?

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Thank kenjo104
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

This is a great spot to go and spend some time. Connected to the Cape Fear River Trail, the Botanical garden is accessible from points in Downtown Fayetteville - or by car. Start in Downtown and take a leisurely walk or bike ride on the trail to the Garden. There are always beautiful exhibits, a wonderful gift shop, and special... More 

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Thank Fay T
CapeFearBG, Manager at Cape Fear Botanical Garden, responded to this review

We thank you for your kind review! Thank you for discovering the true Hidden Gem in Fayetteville! See you soon. More 

Vicenza, Veneto, Italy
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

A mid-summer meant there were less blooming flowers but the gardens were still nice for talking a walk and enjoying time outdoors. Seems like a good place to take children for a relaxing outing. There are few enclosed speciality gardens and everything is labeled fairly well. I would go back the next time blooms are at their peak!

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Thank Pamela R
CapeFearBG, Manager at Cape Fear Botanical Garden, responded to this review

We offer many educational classes for your kiddos this time of the year! We hope to see you in the spring. More 

Fayetteville, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Eventhough it really hot today, I enjoyed my walk through the gardens. It is very well maintained and and the map which is given to you is easy to follow. The gift shop had some interesting treasures to buy to remember your trip. The people I talked with from when I paid to the gift shop were very friend. The... More 

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Thank Marcia S
CapeFearBG, Manager at Cape Fear Botanical Garden, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting with us! We are thrilled that you and your friends enjoyed yourself on such a hot day! Safe travels and we will see you next time. More 

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