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Botanical Gardens at Asheville

Closed Now: 13:00 - 16:00
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Wonderful walking trails in the city

Nice little place to walk or picnic. If you are visiting UNCA you should spend a few moments here... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Weaverville, North Carolina
Fantastic Christmas Display!

We went to Asheville over Christmas last year & decided to go visit the lights display at the... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
Hixson, Tennessee
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Located on the edge of the University of North Carolina – Asheville the Botanical Gardens at Asheville were a real treat to visit. First, the Garden is located about 10 minutes from downtown Asheville which made it an easy site to visit. Second, the...more
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151 Wt Weaver Blvd, Asheville, NC 28804-3414
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Nice little place to walk or picnic. If you are visiting UNCA you should spend a few moments here. It is an oasis of calm in the bustle that is Asheville. Don't expect a big production, this is a place to while away some time...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank mythmage
Reviewed 28 September 2018

We went to Asheville over Christmas last year & decided to go visit the lights display at the Botanical Gardens. We were not disappointed. First of all, that place is huge! I'd love to visit again while there's no holiday so I can see it...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Sometimes a walk through a quiet park is what you need. Get out of the house and enjoy this beautiful little botanical gardens. There are so many different spots to enjoy. You can walk the trail, sit in the gazebo or get some sun on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Mindy M
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I love gardens so we visited this one. Had a hard time finding it but we usually have a hard time getting around in Asheville because of lack of signage or misleading markers. The lady working inside the gift shop was very friendly and fun!...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Norma W
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Close to downtown, the Botanical Gardens offers acres to wander through. Both formal gardens and woodland trails the Gardens are a great place to spend a few hours or even a day. There is a small coffee shop with sandwiches as well as shop and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank shirahannah
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The garden is very peaceful and quiet. The attraction is free which is good, and no pets allowed. You could easily spend hours looking at all the trees and flowers.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jeannine K
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Attended an art exhibit here several years ago and was impressed by this green spot in this mountain town.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Cinda C
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Nice gardens next to the UNCA campus in Asheville. Well laid out with a small visitor center and much to see. Parking lot is somewhat small and could present a problem to find a space unless you are there early in the day. Twice a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Martin G
Reviewed 22 July 2018

While I have visited the Gardens for plant sales, this was my first class. We were given a brief introduction on the process and then set out to learn through doing! Came home with a number of prints and even three pieces of fabric. This...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank path51
Reviewed 20 July 2018

for a view of well documented native plants this is a lovely cool walk in the woods with stone walls and seating along the way for reflection

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank kdellabough
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No, I live with my son, so I can't honor travelers with a place to stay while traveling. If I had a home of my own, I would gladly have them stay with me. Sorry.