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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

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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 named "One of the Most Breathtaking Gardens in the World" by Architectural Digest...more
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8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
+1 214-515-6500
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

The Arboretum is beautiful. Set along one side of White Rock lake in Dallas, the flowers and historic buildings are the perfect complement to each other. The gardens have hosted several international artists due to their perfect balance of beauty and native flowers. Please be...More

Thank Knomad73
Reviewed July 22, 2018

It is such a beautiful place to visit all year round. They have added the children gardens and interactive areas. There are more activities. We joined because we want to go more often to just go with our folding chairs and sit in the shade...More

Thank 2011glen
Reviewed July 22, 2018

This is a place you can go to, to get away. It like reading a book and you are taken to another place. So many flower and trees. Very scenic, and the smell

Thank rchand1961
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Went with my wife this past spring during Artscape event in April. They had a really nice turnout with great vendors and food. Even in the Spring, Dallas is hot so wear a hat because it was warm. The upkeep of the Arboretum is excellent....More

Thank Caliman63
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

There are so many perfect spots for family photos. Best place in Dallas for pictures any season. Spring and fall both have lots of color.

Thank Shirley P
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Great place to pack a nice picnic basket and walk or catch the golf cart find a nice spot to enjoy nature and have a nice picnic. Guy’s want to score points ? She will love this! So many beautiful flowers, plants, lake views. Dallas...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

We went to the night time 12 Days of Christmas Holiday Event. We were so glad we carved out the time in our trip to Dallas so we could attend. Each glass enclosed Gazebo represents one day of the 12 Days of Christmas song and...More

Thank L P M
Reviewed July 19, 2018

The grounds of the arboretum are truly amazing and beautiful, especially during the spring and fall seasons in Dallas. I had originally visited during a Dale Chihuly exhibit a number of years back and was blown away by the combination of nature and glass art....More

Thank sdebnam
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Easy trails for anyone to walk or push wheelchair through, and plants and flowers are awesome My mother who has a green thumb was so impressed

Thank glesoccer
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Very hot day but lots of trees, shade and water features to enjoy. it's a large park and very free flowing (it's hard to see it all because of back tracking and looping paths). I hated having to pay to park. Use the Groupon to...More

Thank slas86
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August 13, 2018|
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Response from Allie D | Reviewed this property |
While there are food options inside the garden there are some great restaurantsaround too! Smokey Rose is a new BBQ joint that’s off to a great start, Barbec’s is an amazing local diner with biscuits and gravy that are not... More
Blanca G
July 3, 2018|
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Response from carterstac | Reviewed this property |
Not at the Arboretum, but at Fair Park, about four miles southeast. There are several fireworks displays visible from White Rock Lake Park, but they are several miles away.
Deborah C
May 16, 2018|
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Response from hallla | Reviewed this property |
Go early. Make it a day trip.