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Cape Fear Botanical Garden

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Amazing visit after hurricane

We went for a Fall stroll a month or so after the flood waters had covered much of the gardens. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
marie p
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Lovely nature area

This place is beautiful and has a lot going on for children; my son loved it when he was little... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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  • Poor2%
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Cape Fear Botanical Garden is a premier destination in Fayetteville, NC. We provide an urban oasis for local residents and visitors alike, as well as educational programming and recreational activities to strengthen our community.
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536 N Eastern Blvd, Fayetteville, NC 28301-5100
+1 910-486-0221
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for a Fall stroll a month or so after the flood waters had covered much of the gardens. It was fascinating to see trees by the Cape Fear river where the water had risen 20-30 feet so mud was visible up that high...More

Thank marie p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is beautiful and has a lot going on for children; my son loved it when he was little, especially a river area where he enjoyed catching baby frogs and watching turtles swim.

Thank evanss8178
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The overall gardens are quite nice. There are several looping trails and a few historical buildings to view. I got 1-2 times a month with a focus on bird and insect photography. There are several hummingbird feeders along the pond that are quite active. The...More

Thank Emkay48910
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Great place to host an event. Meetings or social events —beautiful facility and plants and grounds are well kept

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

The botanical gardens are very enjoyable. We went on a field trip and learned many interesting facts. Very organized groups.

Thank Donna A
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I abosolutely loved this park. The paths were clean and very walkable. The flower and trees were just beautiful. i loved the bronze statues placed in several places throughout the park. Lots of people were walking their dog or just enjoying the walk.

Thank bo1962
Reviewed 29 August 2018

My wife and I have traveled to several other botanical gardens in the northeast and now realize how the Cape Fear Botanical Gardens here are equal to if not better than those we have seen so far. While it's always a pleasure for us to...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed walking through the park and meandering down several trails. Lovely day and a bit on the hot side, but still comfortable in the shaded glens we walked through. Great park areas for younger kids and families. Well maintained Welcome Center and Gift Shop....More

Thank nemeshell
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We visited the Cape Fear Botanical Gardens after spending the morning at the 1897 Poe House. It was a perfect combo of things in close proximity to each other. The gardens are stunning and we loved walking through lush, verdant scenery. We picked this activity...More

Thank TruckDriverMom
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

The garden is very nice. The trails are indicated. Was going there to seing my first hummingbirds in my life. Amazing. People very friendly. Not given 5 stars, as there is no real cafeteria.

Thank pascalepbl
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Sydni B
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Response from Rebecca K | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so. Their website will have a definite answer.
8 August 2015|
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Response from wyzefool | Reviewed this property |
The Gardens are peaceful, pleasant, beautifully landscaped, with several distinct plant collections and a children's garden. We enjoyed our visit. Fayetteville doesn't offer a whole lot of family activities; this and... More
12 March 2015|
Response from CapeFearBG | Property representative |
Hi! Garden hours are now 10 am to 5 pm, weather permitting, through the beginning of November.