North Carolina Botanical Garden, Chapel Hill

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North Carolina Botanical Garden, Chapel Hill - Address, Phone Number

Address: 100 Old Mason Farm Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, United States

Phone: +1-9199620522

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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Spread over 800 acres of area, the North Carolina Botanical Garden dates back to 1903. The garden features 14 collections and display gardens representing 2500 species and 4700 local plant species.

Highlights include:

  • Native Water Gardens: Nymphaea odorata and Nelumbo lutea, as well as Pontederia cordata, and many others. All aquatic plants are native to the southeastern United States.
  • Battle Park
  • Carnivorous Plant Collection
  • Coastal Plain and Sandhills Habitat Gardens
  • Coker Arboretum
  • The Fern Collection
  • Garden of Flowering Plant Families
  • Horticultural Therapy Demonstration Garden
  • The Mercer Reeves Hubbard Herb Garden
  • William Lanier Hunt Arboretum
  • Mason Farm Biological Reserve
  • Mountain Habitat Garden
  • Native Plant Border
  • UNC Herbarium
  • Paul Green’s Cabin

North Carolina Botanical Garden Opening and Closing Hours

  • Administrative offices and exhibits open at 9 am, gift shop opens at 10 am.

How To reach North Carolina Botanical Garden by Public Transport

  • Buses HU

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  • Wonderful gardens, educational center, and old forest trails to walk on nearby. Also, plants for sale and interesting gifts in the gift shop.

  • Lovely place. Unfortunately, it's a bit heavily travelled now, so not a good place to reliably be alone in the woods. Also, despite clear signs prohibiting it, too many visitors let their dogs off leash. I've had dogs co e at me several times here by owners who don't seem to care.

  • Lots of different plants to see!! Delicious popsicles to eat too!!

  • Love coming here. The staff is so nice and informative. The grounds are beautiful. My favorite was looking at the quits. It never gets old.

  • Agree with the other reviews - beautiful spot but can be crowded at times. Trails are less so if you venture out past the main areas.

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