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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
+1 214-515-6500
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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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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX 75218-4335
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"children's garden"
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"white rock lake"
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"chihuly exhibit"
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"pumpkin patch"
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"beautiful flowers"
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"pumpkin village"
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"spring and fall"
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"full bloom"
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"beautiful place to visit"
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"water features"
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"christmas display"
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

With nearly 68 acres devoted to trees, bushes and flowers with thousands of different species represented, you can imagine what goes into maintaining this vast property. We were told that the budget requires an investment of nearly $400k a week. There are over 200 people...More

Thank Sid2140
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

Every time we go here, it is beautiful and interesting. Each season they make changes and keep it interesting. A very soothing place.

Thank 84NancyP
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I love spots in the middle of the city that make you feel like you just found a piece of nature. The Dallas Arboretum was that place. A little difficult to get to but worth the find. The gardens were beautiful very spacious walking areas...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

My daughter was living in Uptown Dallas when my mother and I visited one week. The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens were one of our highlights. My daughter made reservations for us to go to High Tea there and it was so much fun. I...More

Thank moodymolly
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We loved it, especially seeing all of mother natures best. Need to read up on whsts blooming that week. We missed the tulips by 3 days. Recommend taking the trolly/golf cart tour at the beginning. The volunteers/drivers have a lot of info on the arboretrum....More

Thank Pauline M
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

My husband and I visited these gardens in the spring and were in awe of how beautiful everything looked. It's well maintained , colorful and peaceful. I would highly recommend visiting the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens.

Thank okieoliver
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

As a park, the arboretum is great. Plan on lots of walking. As a botanical Garden, there are better. Still, it makes for a nice day if the weather is pleasant. One note: there aren't directional signs within the park... even with a map, we...More

Thank J D
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The arboretum is aesthetic perfection. The spring exhibit of colorful flowers is truly a visual masterpiece. After living daily city congestion, traffic and constant hustle, the arboretum is a welcome oasis of floral beauty. It's wonderful walking amidst the vibrant colors, the flower gardens and...More

Thank Susanna F
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Long time member of the Dallas Arboretum. This year the blooms were a little early due to the warm winter we had. Just went to see the Emerald City Band in concert on the lawn at sunset. Everything was perfect, the sunset, the music and...More

Thank Gary S
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Summer is hot in Texas so there's nothing you can really do about that but it helps to have cold drinks, the sun going down & good music with family & friends in the Arboretum. A great scene with Whiterock Lake in the distance to...More

Thank Davye E
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sandiw08
20 April 2018|
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Response from Sally R | Reviewed this property |
I went to the cafe outside and that wasn’t, plus the view is gorgeous
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luhland
9 April 2018|
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Response from TLCGardener | Property representative |
Hello there, The Arboretum has handicapped parking in close proximity to the front entrance. This is based on first come, first served basis so arrive early during peak seasons and weekends. Complimentary wheelchairs are... More
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Maria F
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Response from rondagreaves | Reviewed this property |
they are in bloom now. not sure how long they last but they were fully open
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