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Cape Fear Botanical Garden

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Just as impressive as other big city gardens

My wife and I have traveled to several other botanical gardens in the northeast and now realize how... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Frank E
Family Fun at the Gardens

We enjoyed walking through the park and meandering down several trails. Lovely day and a bit on the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fort Bragg, North Carolina
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  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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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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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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536 N Eastern Blvd, Fayetteville, NC 28301-5100
+1 910-486-0221
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have traveled to several other botanical gardens in the northeast and now realize how the Cape Fear Botanical Gardens here are equal to if not better than those we have seen so far. While it's always a pleasure for us to...More

Thank Frank E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed walking through the park and meandering down several trails. Lovely day and a bit on the hot side, but still comfortable in the shaded glens we walked through. Great park areas for younger kids and families. Well maintained Welcome Center and Gift Shop....More

Thank nemeshell
Reviewed August 12, 2018

We visited the Cape Fear Botanical Gardens after spending the morning at the 1897 Poe House. It was a perfect combo of things in close proximity to each other. The gardens are stunning and we loved walking through lush, verdant scenery. We picked this activity...More

Thank TruckDriverMom
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

The garden is very nice. The trails are indicated. Was going there to seing my first hummingbirds in my life. Amazing. People very friendly. Not given 5 stars, as there is no real cafeteria.

Thank pascalepbl
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We have gone in the fall and spring time and both were great experiences! Flowers are soo pretty in the spring though! Great place for pictures!

Thank Brittany E
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Enjoyed walking around the Botanical Garden. So much to look at and take in. Nice little shop to pick up some souveniers.

Thank Lenora B
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

I have a membership to the gardens & because my children are young, they enter for free. Beautifully designed & executed gardens, well labelled specimens with plenty of activities for kids. Several scavenger hunts are available and there is a model-train running over summer. We...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

I have taken my entire family here on several occasions. We have participated in the Christmas program, which was a blast. And, my 4 year old loves touring the grounds almost any time of year. They have great programs throughout the year, definitely worth checking...More

Thank aaronevans675
Reviewed June 17, 2018

This was a lovely sight guide was very informative you could remain at this location all day and never tire of it highly recommended!

Thank arsmith166
Reviewed May 24, 2018

It's a nice walk. This garden is big. There are different areas spread out which keeps you and your friend, family member, significant other, or group of people engaged and on your toes. They have a baby playground, many flowers, views, a gazebo.. and other...More

Thank 414eugeniab
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Sydni B
April 24, 2016|
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Response from Rebecca K | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so. Their website will have a definite answer.
August 8, 2015|
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Response from wyzefool | Reviewed this property |
The Gardens are peaceful, pleasant, beautifully landscaped, with several distinct plant collections and a children's garden. We enjoyed our visit. Fayetteville doesn't offer a whole lot of family activities; this and... More
March 11, 2015|
Response from CapeFearBG | Property representative |
Hi! Garden hours are now 10 am to 5 pm, weather permitting, through the beginning of November.