We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sarah P. Duke Gardens

426 Anderson St, Box 90341, Durham, NC 27708-0341
+1 919-684-3698
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Simply Gorgeous - A must see when visiting Durham.

We were in Durham for daughter's graduation from Duke so had a chance to see the Garden. Has a... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2016
Alex P
,
North Garden, Virginia
Its So beautiful and Worth Spending couple of Hours here.

Probably this is one of the Best Natural Garden in NC. The natural looks and structures are well... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2016
MunsiMM
,
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Read all 1,699 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“koi pond” (35 reviews)
LOCATION
426 Anderson St, Box 90341, Durham, NC 27708-0341
CONTACT
Website
+1 919-684-3698
Write a Review
Reviews (1,699)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

321 - 330 of 1,661 reviews

Reviewed 24 September 2016

We were in Durham for daughter's graduation from Duke so had a chance to see the Garden. Has a tremendous variety and of course lots of things in bloom in May.

Thank Alex P
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Probably this is one of the Best Natural Garden in NC. The natural looks and structures are well preserved. The front office is really helpful. Just visit for the info and a guide map. They will explain you in detail. There is no entry fee...More

Thank MunsiMM
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This is a must visit if you are in Duke! Such a quaint, peaceful and pretty garden. Great for solo, couple and family visits. You could spend hours just looking at the surroundings and get mesmerized!

Thank Shishirkona
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

This place was absolutely gorgeous! It was a wonderful way to spend an afternoon with my family. I took tons of beautiful pictures. It was an excellent free activity.

Thank Tasha E
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Adjacent to Duke University campus. Parking is not free. You will have to pay at an automated pay station. There is a small gift shop near the parking lots. Within the grounds there is a small cafe. Check the website for hours. There are public...More

Thank LiveWellTravelWell
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

On a very hot afternoon we walked a portion of the gardens until the heat took it's toll on us... The gardens are large, 55 acres, well laid out and mapped and have hard and gravel walking paths... The heat and lack of rain has...More

Thank DocHarrisHHI
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I really love to go to this place it is absolutely beautiful. You should definitely visit if you are in Durham.

Thank jamchick
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely, when driving up in the area, I grabbed my camera and started to shoot some pictures. I was like a child running around amazed with the butterflies. The area is very beautiful this time of the year. Great picture site. Love it

Thank Odell H
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I have visited the gardens many times, most recently with my adult daughter. The gardens in the spring are at the most beautiful. The collection of roses is stunning near the entrance. I especially like the way it is divided into distinct areas highlighting different...More

Thank doddsap
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Enjoy a walk with nature, catch live entertainment, or sit a soak the sun! Duke Gardens has been a family favorite since my daughters were little and we lived 10 minutes away. The award-winning roses alone make this a memorable hot spot to visit for...More

Thank ladycnc
Nearby
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Local 22 Kitchen & Bar
133 reviews
1.15 km away
Cafe Parizade
271 reviews
1.12 km away
Guasaca
32 reviews
1.06 km away
Locopops Gourmet Popsicles
57 reviews
1.20 km away
Nearby Attractions
Duke University Chapel
740 reviews
.47 km away
Duke University
505 reviews
.39 km away
Cameron Indoor Stadium
211 reviews
.78 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Bridgette T
20 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from DukeGardens | Property representative |
The gardens themselves are open from 8 a.m. to dusk. But the visitor center (which includes restrooms, an info desk and a gift shop) is open from noon to 5 p.m. The gift shop is closed in January and February. There are also... More
0
Votes
Asha S
18 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Jim J | Reviewed this property |
Early April.
0
Votes
cwdigraz
24 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from DukeGardens | Property representative |
The South Lawn in the Historic Gardens is the best location to settle in for a picnic in Duke Gardens. Another beautiful and spacious gathering space is the Fisher Amphitheater, also in the Historic Gardens. We ask that... More
0
Votes