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Georgeson Botanical Garden

117 W Tanana Dr, Fairbanks, AK 99775-0001
+1 907-474-7222
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Very pretty

Lots of great flowers & veggies to view also Reindeer. Casual visit. We would highly recommend this... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kim Y
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Lawrenceville, Georgia
Gorgeous

The flowers were beautiful and a couple of hidden statues were found on our adventure. This was one... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jennifersX1406MX
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eugene, United States
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Discover the diversity of native and introduced plants growing under the Midnight sun. Observe Alaska's world famous giant cabbages. Visit our developing children's garden. Observe wildlife, birds, plants and insects that live in Alaska's great interior. Season is June 1 through Labor Day, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Admission is $5 per person, children 6 and under free. The Georgeson Botanical Garden is located at the Agricultural & Forestry Experiment Station (AFES) farm west of the main UAF campus.
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117 W Tanana Dr, Fairbanks, AK 99775-0001
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lots of great flowers & veggies to view also Reindeer. Casual visit. We would highly recommend this garden.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The flowers were beautiful and a couple of hidden statues were found on our adventure. This was one the most beautiful botanical gardens I have been to in a long time. I recommend to everyone even if you have small children. Cute hedge mazes.

Thank jennifersX1406MX
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful place to walk during the summer, or just sit and admire the flowers. Flowers are everywhere and kids can have fun running around. It is a safe environment.

Thank Flor B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This garden, on the UAF camps is a nice blend of research activities formal gardens and creative student projects. It is free, small and a wonderful respite from the other attractions in the area.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spend an hour or so here and take in the vignettes of flowers and the scented air. We were there the second week of July 2018 and had perfect weather, sunny and warm. The peonies were amazing. So many different cultivars were represented here. A...More

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Reviewed June 29, 2018

This is an interesting visit, particularly if you grow crops at home in your garden or on an allotment. Fairbanks is sited at 64N so receives almost 24 hours sunlight in the summer months. The 14 week growing season really doesn’t start until 1 June....More

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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

What a great stop for family to enjoy these gardens. The maze is a very good maze and you should plan on more time in it than you think. This is an ideal location to visit June-August. Completely free with beautiful vistas, seating abounds and...More

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Reviewed June 3, 2018

And caribou live right next door. If you love plants and a quiet stroll, this spot is perfect for your visit to Fairbanks.

Thank Gini C
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

This place is great to take a walk and soak up the scenery. They have the most beautiful peonies and Alaska native plants!

Thank Ready-Jess-Go
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Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

I was so impressed with the variety of garden beds! I saw so much I wish I had at home. We were a little late in season but some great plants still. I would definitely go back!

Thank Maddi A
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Sheri B
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Response from db43N | Reviewed this property |
Princess Lodge does have vans - I would ask if they could drop you off at Georgeson. But you may need to call a cab; it's between 4 and 5 miles.
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