Garvan Woodland Gardens, Hot Springs
Garvan Woodland Gardens, Hot Springs - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price
Address: 550 Arkridge Rd, Hot Springs, AR 71913, USA
Ticket Price: 15 USD
Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
Timings: 12:00 pm - 09:00 pm Details
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About Garvan Woodland Gardens, Hot Springs
Anyone visiting Hot Springs is likely to know about this place, either by word of mouth praises from the native folks or by reading about it on the internet. Yes, it is as famous as that. Being one of the top botanical gardens in USA, this beautiful paradise of flora and beauty is renowned among people for its picturesque landscape spanning the shorelines of Lake Hamilton and beautiful Japanese themed layout. Garvan Woodland Gardens is housed in Arkansas University and features more than 128 species of flowers and shrubs along with a magnificent waterfall , unique bridges, and sandstone pavilions, all these canopied with rocky inclines reminding us of the surrounding ouachita mountains and its ethereal charm. Packed with hundreds of visitors everyday, the place is also deemed as an educational niche for explorers and travelers who are interested in learning the different aspects of plant life. Not to mention, the Annual Holiday Lights display that it observes every year, lands it among the must visit attractions in Hot Springs.
Garvan Woodland Gardens Information
- Dogs are not allowed during holidays lights, 5pm to 9pm.
- Friday and Saturday are usually very crowded. Visit in weekdays for less crowd.
- Both rates and timings are subject to change. Confirm the details before visits.
- Special rates are available for groups. Group tours are to be reserved two weeks in advance to avail special rates.
Garvan Woodland Gardens Ticket Prices
- Adults (13+) : 15 USD
- Children (6-12) : 5 USD
- Free for children under 5 and members.
- Dogs (on leash) : 5 USD
- Golf Cart Ride : 15 USD/ Person
- Parking is free.
Garvan Woodland Gardens Opening and Closing Hours
- February 1, 2016 to November 18, 2016: Last Admission- 5:30pm.
- Given timings are for 2016 and are subjected to change. Visit the website or contact the authorities for further details.
How To reach Garvan Woodland Gardens by Public Transport
- By Taxi
- By Car
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Garvan Woodland Gardens, Hot Springs Reviews - Write a Review
The gardens are nice. Beautiful plants and trees, nice little hikes, and pretty view of the lake. We got to see the Christmas Lights at the Gardens which made our visit even better. It wasn't cheap but it was definitely worth visiting.
This place is beautiful. I definitely recommend it! I had such a great time and an excellent walk through the place. It's enormous. Buy food yo feed the fish. Treat yourself to lunch while your there too! The only thing I wish is that the gift shop had little souvenirs with their name on it. They just had items you could buy anywhere. Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and shoes!
Absolutely nothing you can say negative about Garvan Gardens. The staff is so friendly and keep the place stunning! We loved the trails. You don't overexert yourself and there are plenty of places to sit for awhile if needed. Views are beautiful and the chapel at the end is awe-inspiring! Great job Garvan Gardens!!!
Beautiful place. It is in Fall color mode right now as the set up for Christmas. The people are very friendly, they have golf carts for those that cannot or do not want to walk. Walking through the gardens is great also. Plenty to see and pictures galore. It is a must see place in Arkansas
Wonderful gardens any time of the year. Spectacular during the Christmas lights season. Highly recommend going. Go early for parking and stay late to view.