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Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

6500 S New Hope Rd, Belmont, NC 28012-8788
+1 704-825-4490
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Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden General Daytime Admission Pass
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Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, the Carolinas’ Garden for All Seasons, provides guests a chance to reconnect with nature. Located within 380 acres on the banks of Lake Wylie, spectacular gardens, sparkling fountains, a conservatory dedicated to the display of tropical plants and orchids, a visitor pavilion, gift shop and nature walk await the visitor. HGTV named it one of the nation’s “20 Great Gardens” and USA TODAY says the Garden is one of the nation’s best places to “welcome fall with a flourish.” Committed to horticultural excellence, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden is a must-see for all ages.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“orchid house” (47 reviews)
“water features” (28 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
6500 S New Hope Rd, Belmont, NC 28012-8788
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+1 704-825-4490
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"orchid house"
in 47 reviews
"water features"
in 28 reviews
"children's garden"
in 21 reviews
"tropical plants"
in 11 reviews
"holiday lights"
in 14 reviews
"gift shop"
in 34 reviews
"gardens are beautiful"
in 11 reviews
"daniel stowe"
in 18 reviews
"entire garden"
in 6 reviews
"the chinese lantern festival"
in 14 reviews
"christmas lights"
in 11 reviews
"light display"
in 5 reviews
"early spring"
in 5 reviews
"white garden"
in 6 reviews
"for sale"
in 9 reviews
"well worth the trip"
in 6 reviews
"canal garden"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with our brother and sister-in-law. Very pretty gardens. Nice aboretum with gorgeous plants and flowers. This would be an ideal venue for a large party or wedding.

Thank Rob A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These lovely gardens are tucked away from the near-by hustle and bustle of Charlotte. I had about an hour to spend after dropping a friend at the airport. While I did see a good part of the colorful gardens, it wasn't really enough time to...More

Thank Marykay K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The botanical gardens were amazing! Very clean and well run facility. The butterfly tent was the highlight of the visit. They have butterflies in every stage of the life cycle. A lot of bumble bees, butterflies, and birds were seen around the gardens. Great place!...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's many water fountain displays throughout and really lots of beautiful blooms in June. We saw well maintained grounds, and although small- certainly great potential. There's beautiful buildings/ space and nice gift shop. We saw folks of all ages enjoying the paths. We entered on...More

Thank AKzoom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to visit hearing many things were in bloom; and yes indeed the gardens did not disappointment. Large land mass to walk and explore; very peaceful. Some items were very well marked others not-- which kept us guessing. The map provided with admission, though accurate...More

Thank hr1313
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was ok. Beautiful lights and sights...more geared for the younger generation. It was a gift , so wouldn't go on my own.

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Reviewed June 14, 2018

I suppose April [and the fact that Charlotte had a cold snap] was the wrong time to visit because there was not much to see [not much blooming]. It's small compared to other botanical gardens my family has been too. I wish the people at...More

Thank DTBauer
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

life can be stressful. I find peace in mind with nature. they have a wide variety of plants and flowers and extensive walking trails. I go back to my childhood with their model train displays located throughout the garden

Thank naoplinger
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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Take time to visit the Butterfly Bungalow at the garden. This new display includes several types of butterflies including the monarch. Visitors are provided a Gatorade laden sponge stick to entice the butterflies to land. We have been to the garden several different times of...More

Thank Traveler57206
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Jim H, Public Relations Manager at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

Thanks for the review. We're thrilled to have the Butterfly Bungalow and the Pollinator Putting mini golf course here at the Garden this summer.

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Reviewed May 23, 2018

Wonderful Botanical Garden tucked away south of Gastonia. Has nice events throughout the year. Would highly recommend it.

Thank Zeewoman
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Response from ak7rjb | Reviewed this property |
You can contact them at their website, or call them at DANIEL STOWE BOTANICAL GARDEN 6500 South New Hope Road, Belmont, NC 28012, P: (704) 825-4490, F: (704) 829-1240.
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We go to see the lights every year. They add more lights each season and are also changing out older lights with LEDs. In addition to lights there are a number of other attractions-- the fire pit in Lost Hollow is a... More
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