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Cape Fear Botanical Garden

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Address: 536 North Eastern Boulevard, Fayetteville, NC 28301
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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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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 

Boston, Massachusetts
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36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was pleasantly surprised by this garden in Fayetteville. The city itself reflects its transient military population, but this little piece of nature is lovely. We spent several hours wandering around and enjoying the magnolia trees and the rhododendrons and dogwoods blooming. This is worth a couple of hours if you are looking for things to do in town.

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

Thank you for taking the time to submit a positive review for us on TripAdvisor. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit! Please visit us again soon. More 

MILTON KEYNES
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was not quite what we were expecting as it was more a "walk through the woods" than a normal more formal botanic garden. As a result we thought it was a bit pricey but certainly worth visiting for nature lovers.

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

We are sorry to hear that we did not meet your expectations. Please come visit us again as we always have new an exciting blooms filling the Garden. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice huge graders with lots of walkways. You can stroll or sit and relax in swing,chair, or benches. Don't miss the farmhouse and general store because fun to see all the olden day items we use to use and the tour lady is the sweetest!!

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

Thank you for taking the time to submit a positive review for us on TripAdvisor. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit. We love the Heritage Garden and volunteers who work in the Farm House. We hope you will come visit us soon! More 

klelmore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time visit here with a 2 year old was a hit. Awesome place with lots to explore. We got in free with our reciprocal garden program which was a definite plus. We absolutely loved it and cannot wait to return.

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

We offer many events for your little on, they can be found on our Facebook page. Thank you for your positive review! More 

Fayetteville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful place! Was invited by friends to visit with them and when they told me the location I immediately thought of how bad that area is with old hotels, tuck stops, and a very seedy area. But when getting there it is a beautiful location with many great amenities and some absolutely beautiful natural areas. Great staff and... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to submit a positive review for us on TripAdvisor. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit, please check out our Facebook page for more exciting events being held at the Garden! More 

Bassett, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To walk the trail or just sit and listen, its one of the most peaceful places I've ever had the pleasure to spend time. A beautiful setting for a wedding or special event. The educational events for the young people are exceptional in learning about plants and our environment. I look forward to many more visits to the garden!

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

Thank you so much for your kind review! Please like us on Facebook to keep up with all thats happening in the garden. More 

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