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UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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We could tell, the gardens would be spectacular a little later into Spring. Everything was just... read more

Reviewed March 16, 2016
Austin, Texas
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nice working arboreteum

this is a nice quick place to visit a few greenhouses with interesting plants and across the street... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2016
Garner, North Carolina, United States
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9090 Craver Rd, McMillan Greenhouse, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
+1 704-687-2364
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Reviewed June 18, 2016

this is a nice quick place to visit a few greenhouses with interesting plants and across the street a nice sized garden and grounds to walk. Check yourself for ticks after.

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Reviewed June 4, 2016

After terrorizing Carowinds and blasting through the water park we decided to do something a little quiter today, BINGO, this is one of the most awesome gardens I have visited! Just beautiful. And didn't realize it was a hike also so we got exercise and...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful botanical gardens and really well done green house! The Glenn gardens was more of a hike in the woods so just be prepared for that. We had a stroller with a 2 year old, which was challenging at times bc of rough paths and...More

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Reviewed May 15, 2016

I was there on graduation day and there were several students and their families enjoying the beauty and serenity of the the gardens. The botanical gardens alone would have been a reason for my going to college in Charlotte. I wonder how many students spent...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite spots for being around nature. A small piece of ZEN in the city! And, it's absolutely gorgeous in the spring! The Asian Garden is my favorite. (Parking on campus is free on the weekend.)

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Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

We could tell, the gardens would be spectacular a little later into Spring. Everything was just starting to green, but only a few plants were blooming. Would love to go back! The greenhouses are great! & we didn't realize it, but there are plants for...More

Thank AustinKitt
Reviewed March 7, 2016

We visited this lovely garden in the summer of 2015. Although it rain while we were there it was such a beautiful garden. Loved the art pieces that they incorporate into the space. Strongly suggest that if time permits stop by this lovely garden.

Thank ValleyGirl4u
Reviewed February 8, 2016

Shaded, large, variety of plants in numerous sections, interesting terracing. Awesome little nooks and crannies.The Asian garden is amazing and features a gazebo. Has a cute cabin and Bonnie Cone's tomb as she was the founder of UNCC. Free for everyone, not just students either.

Thank RavenP1331
Reviewed February 2, 2016

Go to this BOTANICAL garden for a soothing walk in the "woods" or check out the native plant terrace or head over to the greenhouse for orchids and carnivorous plants. Their plant sales are great too.

Thank mary p
Reviewed January 7, 2016

We have enjoyed this little jewel on several occasions. The people that built and created this have done a wonderful job. It is a great learning tool for people of all ages. They have special events, example the azalea exhibit and plant sale. Excellent!

Thank Suzanne R
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