North Carolina Botanical Garden, Chapel Hill

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The North Carolina Botanical Garden (about 700 acres (2.8 km2), plus 210 acres (0.85 km2) of nature preserves) is a botanical garden operated by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The primary goal of the Garden is to research, catalog, and promote the native plant species of North Carolina.

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  • Nice gardens, some excellent quilts on permanent display in the visitor center; nice gift shop. Would definitely return if back in area. There are bugs so use some spray  more »
  • This place is smaller than botanical gardens in bigger cities, but I still liked it. It felt cozy! Glad that it’s free. You don’t need more than 30-60 mins here. A lot of cute photo ops and just a...  more »
  • Fun beautiful place. Nice hiking trails and you can play in the river. Cool gardens too. Interesting meaningful experience. Completely free (except for the gift shop of course). The gift shop is fun to look around in even if you don't want to buy anything. The giant chess set is really fun. Very family friendly.
  • It's a beautiful and relaxing place. You could go with your family to observe the nature and hear the birds singing. Great service. It's free. And it has free parking. Has a great shop with plants, book, coffee y many other thing.

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