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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

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Address: 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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A nationally acclaimed 66 acre display garden features breathtaking floral...

A nationally acclaimed 66 acre display garden features breathtaking floral displays all year long. Nestled on the shores of White Rock Lake, the Dallas Arboretum was rated in 2015 by Fodor's Travel as one of America's Best Spring Flower Festivals.

Dallas Blooms festival boasts of over 500,000 spring blooming bulbs, 3,000 azaleas and hundreds of Cherry Blooms-February-April.

Summer in garden includes an outdoor concert series on Thursday evenings and breathtaking colors at every turn.

Autumn at the Arboretum-September-November features a nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village featuring over 65,000 pumpkins/gourds/squash and named one of America's Best Pumpkin festival in 2014 by Fodor's Travel.

   

The 8 acre Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden was designed to connect children with nature. Education is a central focus the gardens mission, which teach life and Earth science with 17 indoor/outdoor galleries and 150 interactive activities - Where science and fun become one.

Open seven days a week. Seasonal weekday discounts are available. The garden is closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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Gorgeous in bloom end of February. We caught last day of daffodil days 5$ admission. Have 4 kids that would not appreciate it enough to pay full admission. Paid for parking online... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Gorgeous in bloom end of February. We caught last day of daffodil days 5$ admission. Have 4 kids that would not appreciate it enough to pay full admission. Paid for parking online and saved 7$. Brought a picnic. Kids enjoyed the koi in the ponds and all the birds chirping. Enjoyed so much we would surely return if ever in... More 

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Georgetown, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is hard to beat a visit to the Arboretum this time of year when so many of the flowers are in bloom. Today was a beautiful day with lots of people out, especially with kids in strollers, to take advantage of the last day of $5 Daffodil Days. To get a break on parking, buy it on-line for $8.

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Powder Springs, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved the whole experience! Beautiful grounds! The tulips were especially gorgeous! They have a tram available if you can't walk all of the grounds, and there are great lawn areas if you want to take a picnic lunch.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The fall is hands down the best time to see this attraction. The arboretum fall exhibit is impressive. The one thing I can never get over whenever I visit is the fact that you pay $15 for parking. Parking is cheaper at the Dallas Zoo, Dallas Aquarium and the Perot museum. Each of those offer far more of an experience... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The gardens are in BEAUTIFUL bloom right now.. The children's garden is unbelievable.A place you do not want to miss as they always have something going on.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The gardens are extensive, lovely and colourful. They are well used by the locals. Make time to visit the DeGolyer homestead on the grounds and take one of the half hourly tours. This was a highlight for us. There are 4-5 delightful guides who take turns to show you through the home and explain its history, design and also tell... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I had several hours to kill before we had to be at the airport so we came here. Now, normally I would never spend $45 for us to go here ($15 for parking, $15 per person) but we were there luckily during Daffodil Days so admission was only $5 per person. It was a lovely place and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I went for the 12 nights of Christmas, it was magical! Such a beautiful and peaceful area!

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The arboretum is a Dallas mainstay and a guaranteed nice time. While there are certainly more elaborate arboretums in North America, the Dallas Arboretum manages to do quite well. This a great place to take kids, especially on the weekends. There are also several nice corners to just read or write in peace (maybe best on the weekdays). My biggest... More 

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing place, would recommend to anyone! I think it is a must see for everyone who enjoys nature. It is very well maintained and everyone working there that I encountered was kind and helpful. I will definitely return and bring my family.

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