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Alaska Botanical Garden

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Take in the beauty of Alaska's native flora and northern-hardy perennials at this tranquil garden located amidst 110 acres of boreal forest. View perennial, herb, alpine rock and wildflower gardens. Walk on nature trails, enjoy our Gold Medal Peony...more
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4601 Campbell Airstrip Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507-1381
+1 907-770-3692
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

I am always amazed at the variety of plants that grow and thrive in Alaska. It is a place of beauty and wonder.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank kathleensuez
Reviewed October 6, 2018

This was an absolutely wonderful way to have downtime in the city. Flowers are beautiful. Walkway easy -

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Na H
Reviewed September 16, 2018

The walking trails are well kept without sacrificing nature. They have different tours through out the year. I took the mushroom walk and was very impressed. Most plant life is well labeled. Staff will answer questions and it is a good history lesson to be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank isaw500
Reviewed September 10, 2018

My family visited the gardens and thoroughly enjoyed it. We spent about an hour walking through, but you could easily spend hours. The garden showed a wide variety of native plants as well as those that have been brought to the area and thrived. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank owassokie
Reviewed September 4, 2018

an excellent garden, well maintained and very diverse. Fun to walk around and experience the variety of plant life. An easy walk as well as enjoyable for the diversity and native plants.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank saba1946
Reviewed September 3, 2018

My daughter and I had a lovely stroll through their garden; it was fun to view their plantings during this transitional time and see them prepare for winter. I spoke with a gentleman prior to my walk and told him I was fascinated with poppies,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 123ontheroadagain456
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Interesting ‘woodland style’ gardens. Selection of indigenous plants (ie: tundra wildflowers)and forest trees. Enthusiastic volunteers work to keep gardens maintained. Small nursery and shop to Peru chase goods - funds support the gardens. Rely on public support mainly. Pleasant, relaxing outing.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank penelope572018
Reviewed August 29, 2018

The gardens were beautiful. It was like walking through a forested trail and seeing a variety of plants. They even had a wishing tree. On top of the beautiful scenery, I learned something new about creating plant pots.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kirsten M
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The Botanical Garden is a green oasis in the middle of Anchorage. There are manicured gardens hidden in the untouched woods. It really helped me understand Alaska's plant communities.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank singinrich
Reviewed August 25, 2018

We had almost a full day between check out of our lodging and our flight out that evening so we chose two attractions to visit. During our stay in the area we had taken lots of photographs of plants and flowers without know their names...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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May 1, 2016|
Response from AkBotanicalGarden |
Hi There, Sorry for the delayed reply! The cost is $12 per adult, $10 student, senior, military and $8 children ages 5 - 17. Children under 5 are free. The garden is open daylight hours (you can actually visit anytime... More