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South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center

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Open Now: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Animals and Nature.

Cute lil place. I really enjoyed being introduced to this place. I'm such an animal lover and had... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
McAllen, United States

I liked this place because is connected with the nature, feel the smell of the flowers, enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
Jacqueline B
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A tranquil respite from city stress, this collection of gardens soothes the soul with walking trails, 2500 varieties of orchids, an idyllic rose garden, desert and tropical flowers, wetlands, forest and many opportunities for bird watching.
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8545 S Staples St, Corpus Christi, TX 78413-5900
+1 361-852-2100
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

I really enjoyed the walk at this place take water and good shoes it worth the walk. Flowers are amazing to see and the park is very clean.

Thank Isabel S
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Mid July may not be a good time for a visit here. Plants were dying or at least very thirsty. Several of the animal pens did not have water for the animals. Their bowls were dry too. However, I would venture to say that after...More

Thank Waynedw
Reviewed 24 July 2018

When we first pulled in to the parking lot I though there isn't much to this place! I WAS WRONG. The walking trails are really beautiful as well as the butterfly and orchid house. Our granddaughter who is 6 had a great time with the...More

Thank john s
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We love going in spring or the fall if thats what you call it in Corpus LOL. If you are a nature lover, go check the botanical gardens out they are great. You can even buy plants there too!

Thank lowinfodiet
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Cute lil place. I really enjoyed being introduced to this place. I'm such an animal lover and had fun with the birds. There are many things and places to photograph. I loved the orchids, butterflies and many birds. It was peaceful but take your bug...More

Thank n0rmalyndaz
Reviewed 16 July 2018

What a wonderful place! South Texas botanical gardens are a must-see; this was a beautiful place, awesome experience! we loved it here, beautiful plants, awesome animals, and they let you handle the animals.. really cool experience! It is the perfect place to capture nature’s beauty!...More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 13 July 2018

I liked this place because is connected with the nature, feel the smell of the flowers, enjoy the sing of the birds as many multi colors of different ones is wonderful experience.

Thank Jacqueline B
Reviewed 28 June 2018

The mosquito problem that all of Texas is experiencing was tenfold at the gardens. Had to cut my visit short due to the bugs. What i saw was very nice.

2  Thank Deborah L
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We took our grandchildren to the botanical garden and immediately attacked by mosquitoes. These are huge mosquitoes and tons of them. The lady who took our money made no mention at all about the mosquitoes and I feel she has a duty to inform people...More

1  Thank Lysa H
Reviewed 20 June 2018

My daughter bought our tickets on Groupon. We were excited to go see beautiful flowers and take in some nature. We were very disappointed, half the flowers were dead and dried up. The brochure was much pretty then seeing it in person.

Thank Lisa H H
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They are open daily 9am-6pm except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Thanksgiving. Lots of beauty to see outdoors and great walking trails. Orchid and Bromeliad Conservatories to enjoy and a Butterfly Exhibit. Also... More