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This little oasis sits in the little town of carefree Arizona. We got here just in time before... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Denver, Colorado
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Beautiful oasis

Lovely place to come and stick your feet in a fountain when it gets too hot! Very well looked... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Elizabeth B
Wisbech, United Kingdom
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“gila monster”(2 reviews)
The Crown Jewel of Carefree, and an amazing oasis in the desert, the Carefree Desert Gardens is only one of two public botanical gardens in the Valley located along Easy Street in downtown, Carefree, AZ. The Gardens are open 365 days a year.One of...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
101 Easy St, Carefree, AZ 85377-9600
+1 480-488-3686
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This little oasis sits in the little town of carefree Arizona. We got here just in time before Halloween so they had lots of pumpkin things. All the plants bushes and the cactus were absolutely incredible. There are places to eat, places shop and it...More

Thank CindyLou2262
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place to come and stick your feet in a fountain when it gets too hot! Very well looked after. Makes some great photos. Good central location. Includes toilets and water fountains.

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 28 August 2018

A serene place for kids and adults. Enjoy an event there or take the kids to the Gila Monster slide. Either way, it is a nice day. Farmer’s Market is once a week when the weather is cooler. The gardens are nice and plants are...More

Thank Victoria P
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Very nice, pretty and inspiring. Would like to see again. Very hot at site. That is all I have to say.

Thank Bryan P
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Set around Carefree Sundail these user friendly spaces. Are great for hanging out, a picnic or just watching children play in a beautiful setting. Interesting local stores surrounding gardens.

Thank karen2450
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Carefree is charming in any language.. add the passion and love of the Italian culture and Carefree keeps getting better and better. Love of family and food is a winning combination. Meatball sandwiches that will make you cry with joy and deliciousness. Kids spaghetti contests...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 5 April 2018

This is a fun stop if out exploring Carefree. It is a nice garden area in the middle of the town and it features one of the largest sundials in the USA. It has a nice playground for children. If you plan on going, arrive...More

Thank Traci O
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We were traveling from the east so we really wanted to see a desert botanical garden. The one in Carefree is beautiful, with lovely paved paths, carefully arranged and labeled cacti and other desert plants and trees. There’s a stage where frequently live performances are...More

1  Thank Polly H
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Many beautiful specimen like a rare crested saguaro and Boojam trees in a beautiful setting for a stroll during the day and even in the evening during the holidays. There's also a splash pad for kids, play ground, a little library, and cool Pavilion for...More

Thank Gina K
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

This is like a secret garden in the middle of a small town. Musical groups perform here for free. The Halloween and Xmas decorations and programs are wonderful

Thank annkay2017
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Linda M
5 March 2018|
Response from Barb H | Reviewed this property |
You just walk around here it is totally free! You’ll love it. Restaurants here too. They are truly just gardens to walk around.