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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

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Address: 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
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+1 214-515-6500
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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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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Fall spectacular!

I loved the Fall displays. Creative! Photos don't do it justice. Great for all ages. I plan to go back in the spring. The grounds were beautiful in October but I'm sure will be... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I loved the Fall displays. Creative! Photos don't do it justice. Great for all ages. I plan to go back in the spring. The grounds were beautiful in October but I'm sure will be breathtaking in the spring.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been to The Arboretum numerous times this past year for concerts, weddings, the Pumpkin Patch and 12 Nights of Christmas. The attention to detail really shows and all the activities have been wonderful! We will be back again in 2017 for more events.

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You just cannot beat an afternoon walk when the weather permits. The Arboretum always has interesting plantings to see. Picking a weekday has the advantage of fewer people and available parking. Just power up your fit-bit and you are ready to go. Memberships are reasonable and go toward a worthwhile site.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have an annual family membership and it's one of the utter joys of living here. Constantly changing with the seasons and programming. Makes us smile and allows us to relax.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful gardens that overlook White Rock Lake. Always changing seasonal plants and displays. Love to check out new plants in the trial garden area. Great place for family picnics and photos. Lots of seating located throughout the gardens. Courtesy tram also available. A must see if visiting Dallas area

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unless you are a local, you probably don't know about these two side-by-side "jewels" near downtown Dallas. The Dallas Arboretum and White Rock Lake are a breath of nature in a very urban city. Both offer great places to get your "green on"! A walk around the lake is 11 miles, trees, flowers, ducks, geese, runners, cyclists, and folks walking... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely, very large garden with paths and various areas, including children's area. Great for picnics year round. Most romantic place in Big D!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The lights and scenery are wonderful during the Holidays. The exhibits representing the 12 days of Christmas were extraordinary. The detail was amazing

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a must see in Dallas. The views are amazing and the flowers stunning. If you are a photographer this is an excellent location. In the fall they have wonderful pumpkin displays, Easter picnic great but crowded.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens are a wonderful place to spend a few hours or a day or evening. The staff do a great job of keeping the gardens looking great all year around and having special exhibits periodically throughout the year. I can recommend it highly. They also have a great children's adventure garden that is great fun... More 

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