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Wing Haven Garden and Bird Sanctuary

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Magical oasis in a beautiful, historical neighborhood!

This place is worth visiting in every season. Beautiful, well maintained gardens and a fascinating... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Charlotte, North Carolina
Very Nice Facility

Went for a Spring plant sale and got to wonder through the gardens. Definitely want to come back... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2018
Raymond C
Columbus, Ohio, United States
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Located in the heart of Charlotte, North Carolina, Wing Haven provides a natural oasis for reflection and study of its two public gardens. Wing Haven Garden & Bird Sanctuary is rich in Southern horticulture and a habitat for birds and wildlife. The...more
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248 Ridgewood Ave, Charlotte, NC 28209-1632
+1 704-331-0664
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is worth visiting in every season. Beautiful, well maintained gardens and a fascinating story of how it came to be. There is a nifty little gift shop, and in Spring and Autumn they hold annual plant sales so you can transplant a tiny...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Glozelle
Reviewed November 19, 2018

Went for a Spring plant sale and got to wonder through the gardens. Definitely want to come back and spend more time here. The volunteers are friendly, chatty and LOVE talking about plants. Awesomely maintained facility. Please leave rowdy children at home so that we...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Raymond C
Reviewed November 7, 2018

I am not really a nature loving dude, but i had to do it for the missus. And i gotta tell you, i was a bit surprised since the drive upto the park was through crowded lanes and roads. The best part however, was that...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Joe4778
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Lovely gardens and wildlife on the outskirts of the city. It was a gorgeous day and so peaceful in the gardens. I enjoyed watching the chipmunks scurrying around. I wish I had seen more birds though.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank erikac61483
Reviewed September 23, 2018

This is an amazing hidden gem nestled in the heart of a residential area that we visited as part of National Museum Day. The grounds are very nice and the map we were given was very helpful in guiding us through the gardens. Bring your...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CltGirl129
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This place is very cool. I make sure all of my nature loving friends and family visit this place at least once. They have Bald Eagles!!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

Tired of rushing to and fro? Here is a place tucked away in a residential area well known for their keen eye on beauty and nature. The original owner of this santuary built this gardn in memory of his late wife to share with all...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 265cherylg
Reviewed April 23, 2018

We were searching the internet for something to do on a nice April day in Charlotte, and I came across this place by searching "gardens". How happy we were to find this place. So quiet and beautiful. I have seen many pictures of blue birds,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Julie K
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

An absolute must see in Charlotte. It's a beautiful garden with a great variety of plants and birds. Excellent for families and nature lovers.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Maria de Fatima Z
Reviewed September 6, 2017

This jewel of a garden is located in one of Charlotte's loveliest neighborhoods. If you are a gardener, check out their bi-yearly sales, featuring unusual plants, and gardeners who have the expertise to help you know what to buy, and how and when to plant...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Jake M
November 5, 2017|
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Response from mary p | Reviewed this property |
There is interest all year long. Spring and fall are particularly wonderous, April, May and Sept, Oct. With the climate changing so much now, the months of spring and fall are shifting and the weather is hard to predict, so... More
Brenda H
July 29, 2017|
Response from anthonysC6466QE | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe they are we did not see any dogs when we was there
September 15, 2016|
Response from events623 | Property representative |
Thank you Linda. I hope you enjoyed your visit - remember the gardens are now open year-round Wednesday through Saturday from 10 am - 5 pm. -- Wing Haven