Hilltop Arboretum

4.63 Votes Currently Closed
  • Address: 11855 Highland Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70810, USA, United States
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-2257676916
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Garden, Family And Kids

Located at the Highland Road of Baton Rouge city is the famous Hilltop Arboretum. The place is open freely for the public who can come here anytime during the day and enjoy. Founded by a couple- Mr. and Mrs. Smith, the garden has a distinguished characteristic. It is planted in the form of a cathedral. It has a central great hall and from there, hallways run leading to other rooms. The nave and rooms have grassy plots and the walls surrounded are made of shrubs and bamboo. The place was donated in 1980 with an intent to make it a model natural landscape that can be used as an outdoor laboratory and exploring junction for students, and visitors. Ensure to give it a visit when you are in Baton Rouge.

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  • Hilltop Arboretum Address: 11855 Highland Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70810, USA, United States
  • Hilltop Arboretum Contact Number: +1-2257676916
  • Hilltop Arboretum Timing: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm
  • Best time to visit Hilltop Arboretum(preferred time): 09:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Hilltop Arboretum: 02:00 Hrs
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Hilltop Arboretum Reviews & Ratings

  • We visited for Plantfest! And will be back. The grounds were wonderful. Peaceful, beautiful, well maintained. We enjoyed our time there very much.

  • This space is a garden on Highland Rd, serving the Baton rouge community by offering a collection of plants established since the mid 20th century. The current status(August 2019) has an established ravine and pond, with the wildflower meadow in early stages of establishment. A definite destination for anyone that enjoys the outdoors.

  • Top Notch facility, great staff and can also buy Louisiana native plants. Must attend Spring and Fall Plant sales for amazing selection and talk to the experts.

  • Beautiful place. Lots of paths, and it's free. They also sell plants. We had a day - long retreat there yesterday. The staff and room were awesome. I highly recommend it, especially if you need to relax and de-stress.

  • Hidden Gem of Baton Rouge! A must see place. All volunteer people who enjoy gardening and nature.

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