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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
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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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One of the most visually appealing locations in Dallas. Dallas is lacking in visual appeal so the arboretum should be on your list of stops, especially is you want some greenery... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

One of the most visually appealing locations in Dallas. Dallas is lacking in visual appeal so the arboretum should be on your list of stops, especially is you want some greenery. There aren't many Rare flowers or plants that I recall, but the layout and over-look of White Rock Lake make it a great stop. During the spring, summer &... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whether you want to enjoy a peaceful walk around beautiful landscaped gardens, marvel at wonderful local trees or see amazing seasonal displays, this is the place for you. One can enjoy family/friend photos or just stroll leisurely around the property. Whatever your reason, you will not be disappointed!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is definitely worth a visit - even if you aren't into the flower/ botanical thing - it is a beautiful place to visit and walk around. There are so many areas to get gorgeous pictures. If you are in to photography by any means - this is a go to spot. During the holidays, they change it up... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of nice flowers and plants. Decent outing for family or couples, not so much for small children as there is a lot of walking.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just can't believe such place exists in Texas. Every corner is filled with surprise beauty. Need to make sure that you pack lunch from outside.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Honestly wouldn't have thought about going to the Arboretum - But, it was suggested by our hosts so we went. The weather was fabulous and so was the beauty of the arboretum. Honestly I can imagine how spectacular it is when in full bloom! Walk at your leisure and experience the beauty. Take pictures, lots of pictures. Very family friendly,... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First they charge for parking and entrance. I've never had to pay so much to look at a few flowers. Other places around town are free.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday living. The gardens are well maintained, and it was so much fun exploring all the different attractions.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This attraction is over priced for what it offers. We attended as a family in October when all the pumpkin displays were out and all though it was somewhat nicely decorated, and a nice venue for pictures, there was not much to do. Having to pay for parking and entrance, we expected more. There are no activities, crafts, vendors, or... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with my family, group of seven. Beautiful flowers, friendly staff and volunteers. Great place to walk around for a couple hours. They have a grilled cheese stand, a couple restaurants, and a gift shop if you want to stay longer. Fields and open areas for children to get some energy out. Great place to take pictures with all the... More 

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