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Keystone Heritage Park and Botanical Gardens

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Visit to El Paso Desert Botanical Garden

We visited the El Paso Botanical Garden in mid July. We saw hummingbirds, cardinals, ravens, red... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2018
rrsvargas
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Harlingen, Texas
Off the grid

You definitely wouldn't expect a botanical garden in El Paso. As it is located in the desert area... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2018
4everTX
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Enjoy the Chihuahuan Desert vegetation while learning the history of history and the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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4200 Doniphan Dr, El Paso, TX 79922-1216
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+1 915-584-0563
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Very simple landscaping with regional and local plants. Very limited shade, amazing funding for this place still exists. Park is located in the middle of westside el paso surrounded by businesses.

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Reviewed July 13, 2018

We visited the El Paso Botanical Garden in mid July. We saw hummingbirds, cardinals, ravens, red dragonflys and a variety of flora and fauna. We also enjoyed the statues and memorials to the Maggofin Homestead. Following this visit, we decided to visit the Maggofin Home...More

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Reviewed July 6, 2018

You definitely wouldn't expect a botanical garden in El Paso. As it is located in the desert area, there is no doubt that even with the Rio Grande (which is not grand at all - thanks to all the pecan orchards upstream) nearby, the best...More

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Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

We visited this small but wonderful park on the west side of El Paso this morning. A statue of Susan Shelby Magoffin was the item of interest as I was doing some historical research involving a possible intersection between the Magoffins and the Bents (of...More

Thank danm357
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

This desert botanical garden is absolutely beautiful. You can book an event there (ie. Wedding, promotion ceremony). The prices are affordable. If you are in El Paso for any reason, stop by, you won't be disappointed!

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Reviewed February 18, 2018

We enjoy stopping by now and then for a relaxing stroll through the beautifiully landscaped park area, with running koi pond and running water, then checking out the wetlands area for fowl. Today we got to see a handful of northern shovelers, the usual coots...More

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Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

We just moved to the area, so we're trying to see and learn as much as we can over this month (only been 2 weeks). Decided we would try to get outdoors since today was only around 86 and not 105 lol! The botanical gardens...More

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Reviewed June 2, 2017

We arrived here the end of April, and were disappointed with how dead everything looked. There were weeds growing everywhere and it looked like it was under construction. The place didn't look like it was even open. Staff walked right by us, into the garden...More

1  Thank 4givN
Reviewed April 22, 2017

Went back to the park for a spring visit. The botanical garden part is small but very nice and well maintained. The wetlands were somewhat dissapointing. . Not really a lot to see.

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Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

As a long-time whole- and part (platelets)-blood donor, I have always enjoyed the gratifying feeling of being to help others with just a few hours of my time, especially when the blood technicians do all the work whilst just sitting/laying still. This good feelings are...More

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