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Alaska Botanical Garden

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4601 Campbell Airstrip Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507
+1 907-770-3692
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Nice time of the year to go!

I have always enjoyed botanical gardens and this place isn't any different. I was actually doing a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Micheal Colette R
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Bethel, Alaska
Alaska Gardens

Do not visit these gardens if you are expecting to see well groomed massive flowerbeds. These are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
knittinggrandma
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Alaska
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Take in the beauty of Alaska's native flora and northern-hardy perennials at this tranquil garden located amidst 110 acres of boreal forest. View perennial, herb, alpine rock and wildflower gardens. Walk on nature trails, enjoy our Gold Medal Peony Collection and visit our Anchorage Heritage Garden. The main paved loop is about a half mile. ABG is a completely outdoor facility with a small gift shop. There are currently no greenhouses or indoor facilities. We are open year round, but snow covered in the winter. The fence surrounding the garden keeps the moose out, but bears can come and go. ABG is a private non-profit, we received no state or municipal funding. ABG is supported by entry fees, memberships, donations, program fees, gift shop sales and corporate sponsorship. If you have any questions please feel free to visit our website or call the office. We hope you enjoy your visit and thank you for supporting the garden!
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  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 14 min
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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4601 Campbell Airstrip Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507
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+1 907-770-3692
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have always enjoyed botanical gardens and this place isn't any different. I was actually doing a whereigo cache where it guides you through the area and asks you questions. It is nice to do sometimes. Entrance fee was minimal but these always help to...More

Thank Micheal Colette R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Do not visit these gardens if you are expecting to see well groomed massive flowerbeds. These are working gardens that exist in a climate that is difficult to garden in. My son and I found them to be groomed but not with huge lawns. There...More

Thank knittinggrandma
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had read a review saying this was "small" but my husband and I spent about an hour and a half walking around the garden/woods area. We did not walk the entire garden but it was worth at least 100 of our pictures we took!...More

Thank dmflord
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited the Alaska Botanical Gardens on our recent visit to Anchorage. We have visited many many Bot Gardens around the world as my wife is a Horticulturist and has an obvious interest in gardens. We were extremely disappointed in these. Basically,...More

Thank Rod H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had some extra time today and wanted to spend it outside. It was a good choice to come to the Botanic gardens. Even though it is getting late in the season. We saw beautiful flowers in bloom . It was clear that they have...More

Thank Cathy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is obvious the garden is tended by staff who are enthusiastic about local plants. The 1/2 mile pathway takes you through a peaceful walk, punctuated by moderately sized groupings of local plants. It is a good way to spend an hour or two, out...More

Thank Zacass
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Are you interested in plants? This is a well cared for woodland garden in Anchorage. Your modest donation to this nonprofit gets you into rock, peony, herb and educational veggie gardens. There are many native plants. They are even labeled! Amy did a great job...More

2  Thank Janine C
Reviewed 13 August 2017

In this often wet and frigid climate, it's amazing that such beautiful flowers grows in such abundance. Tended by proud volunteers, the Botanical Garden is worth a visit.

2  Thank Sue V
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Beautiful gardens, well maintained. Staff were all very friendly and informative. Nice way to spend 2 to 4 hours

2  Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The Alaska Botanical Garden is a community garden maintained by a small staff and a lot of volunteers. It features perennial flower beds, a heritage garden showcasing what Anchorage's gardeners were growing 100 years ago, an herb garden, a rock garden. There is a half...More

2  Thank Faye S
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55Juliehw
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Response from AkBotanicalGarden |
Hi There, Sorry for the delayed reply! The cost is $12 per adult, $10 student, senior, military and $8 children ages 5 - 17. Children under 5 are free. The garden is open daylight hours (you can actually visit anytime... More
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