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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
+1 214-515-6500
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A wonderful garden overlooking White Rock Lake. Great children’s area. Food available and a gift... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Destin, Florida
via mobile
Beautiful outdoor afternoon!

If you enjoy the urban outdoors including plants, fountains, trees, and a historical venture, I... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Brandon K
Dallas, Texas
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A nationally acclaimed 66 acre display garden features breathtaking floral displays all year long. Nestled on the shores of White Rock Lake, the Dallas Arboretum was named "One of the Most Breathtaking Gardens in the World" by Architectural Digest. Dallas Blooms festival boasts of over 500,000 spring blooming bulbs, 3,000 azaleas and hundreds of Cherry Blooms-February-April. Summer in the garden includes an outdoor concert series on Thursday evenings and numerous water features with breathtaking floral displays. Autumn at the Arboretum-September-November features a nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village featuring over 90,000 pumpkins/gourds/squash and named one of America's Best Pumpkin festivals by Fodor's Travel. The 8 acre Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden was designed to connect children with nature. Education is a central focus the gardens mission, which teach life and Earth science with 17 indoor/outdoor galleries and 150 interactive activities - Where science and fun become one. Open seven days a week and Wednesday nights until 8pm from March-October. Seasonal weekday discounts are available. The garden is closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
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8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
+1 214-515-6500
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A wonderful garden overlooking White Rock Lake. Great children’s area. Food available and a gift shop. Seasonal displays so beautiful every season. Highly recommend.

Thank J M
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you enjoy the urban outdoors including plants, fountains, trees, and a historical venture, I recommend you stop by! My favorite part was checking out DeGolyer House. It's a step back into time; a very cool glimpse into the past.

Thank Brandon K
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was an unexpected trip to these gardens on our visit to Dallas - one of the most impressive gardens anywhere. Don't miss it.

Thank NJTripster111
Reviewed 3 days ago

What Dallas lacks in a major city park, it make for (in some ways) with a very beautiful arboretum. On the east side of the city overlooking White Rock Lake, this green space is immaculately maintained and a great place for families to get outside....More

Thank Hayden B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Even though it's "off season" for flowers, the arboretum was outstanding. Amazing 12 Days of Christmas area and bazaar.

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very nice atmosfere plus the beauty of the flower beds and the view of a peaceful lake. Live concerts on weekends. Just lovely and great. It is good for families as well for couples or just solo when you want just a great place to...More

Thank elona_11
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing place, too much flowers, fountains, trees. Children can learn everything about nature. (Animals, plants, ) when you go to Dallas do not forget visit this wonderful place.

Thank Rosanna D
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Arboretum is a lovely place to step into the beauty and magnitude of nature. The 12 Days of Christmas display is festive.

Thank jlawellis
Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing jewel in the city of Dallas! The Dallas Arboretum is stunningly beautiful and was a pleasure to discover!

Thank msherwood2016
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It can be the spring festival, the summer celebration, pumpkin festival or winter wonderland. This is a true oasis, a haven for a stroll in the grounds, taking in the views, taking priceless pictures across the seasons. It’s a beautiful place, avoid the hottest Dallas...More

Thank Matt D
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carol v
1 December 2017|
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Response from Brad H | Reviewed this property |
I was concerned about the answers you were provided with so I called the Arboretum and spoke with them . They state " You can bring in wine or an adult beverage, and there a few cafes that serve wine there." Feel free to... More
18 November 2017|
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Response from AnnIrwin | Reviewed this property |
Yes! They are closed on Thanksgiving but open on the 24th. Also, Check out Groupon Dallas Arboretum for discount coupons, even night time 2 for 1's go to the website, I removed the... More
Joyce W
3 November 2017|
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Response from mcgotes | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, closed on Thanksgiving Day, however open a few days prior and of course afterwards.