Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, Dallas

#1 of 19 in Parks in Dallas
Wander through 27 hectares (66 acres) of stunning floral displays and tree-lined paths at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens. Situated on the shores of White Rock Lake, the complex boasts a collection of landscaped gardens, open green spaces, and fountains, all with lakeside views overlooking the Dallas city skyline. Admire the garden’s impressive collection of over 2,400 varieties of azaleas, or visit the original estate, the Spanish-style Degolyer House, now home to a garden cafe and the Degolyer Restaurant. Check online for a list of shows happening year-round at the garden’s outdoor concert stage. Put Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens at the forefront of your travel plans using our Dallas trip builder app .
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  • The most beautiful botanical garden, there are a lot of flowers, trees and squirrels, there are children playing places, summer to go some hot, but it is worth going to the place!
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  • It was absolutely breathtaking. Gods creation at it best. Such a large location so much to see and admire. You forget where you are at.  more »
  • If you enjoy museums and/or gardens, the Dallas Botanical Gardens are a must. I wandered and sat on shaded benches for a few hours on a Saturday and I was enchanted. It wasnt too busy (probably becaus...  more »
  • I have loved this place for many, many years. The flowers must be seen to be believed. Have watched the gardens develop, becoming more beautiful every year. It has amazing history. A wonderful place to go alone or take the whole family. Fantastic activities for children. Picnics on the grass are encouraged - bring your own food if you wish. It also has concerts at night during the summer & fall. Every season has something special. Go online to see pictures, current & future events. Too much to cover here!! Annual memberships are a great deal for individuals or families. Go - Enjoy!
  • The Arboretum is beautiful! We have a yearly pass with the kids garden so we go here frequently! The yearly pass is worth getting and pays for itself in just 2 visits! They have several different setups throughout the year - my favorite happens to be the pumpkin patches! Definitely a great place to stop at. Pack a lunch and enjoy the day! The kids garden has several fun interactive learning areas and they have multiple speaking times that will vary. They also have a small splash zone to cool off in the summertime heat!
  • The Arboretum is not only beautiful, it has something for everyone - the youngest to the oldest. A fantastic place for children to learn & play & rest. Amazing beauty, soothing calm can be found even on very busy days. I have enjoyed it from it's earliest days. Have had the privilege of seeing it restored & developed. If I lived closer I would go there daily. For anyone who enjoys gardens, this one is not to be missed.
  • What an incredible place! There was so much to see and the atmosphere was incredibly serene and relaxing. I loved spending time here with my family. It's a great place to unwind and enjoy the views. I did visit during the summer and it was extremely hot but it was worth it. I hope to visit again in the future during the cooler months!
  • Absolutely gorgeous. Well worth the membership if you are local. Flowers changes out seasonally and always spectacular. Every year they have expanded and improved. Great place to take someone you want to romance! Clean restrooms.

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