Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, Dallas

4.7
#1 of 23 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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  • We are from Canada and we actually found this place on tripadvisor. Was super great!! Beautiful place, walked around for a couple hours. Was especially amazing in the fall because of the thousands of ...  more »
  • This is an exhibit you won’t want to miss. Spaced through the garden are glass houses filled with mannequins and such that represent the twelve days of Christmas. Try to go at night if possible - it m...  more »
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  • I'm surprised this place isn't on more lists of must-do activities for Dallas. We visited Dallas for just over a week and this was by far our favorite! We only went because it was the last place on our city pass. We definitely did not allow enough time to see the whole Arboretum. We were only able to do the kids section and we basically ran through it (it took almost 3 hours with our toddler and preschooler) and we had an absolutely fantastic time. It's hard to describe, but for an adult, it was beautiful and for our children it was fun and magical (they adored the hedge maze)
  • I absolutely loved all the plant life there was to offer. The water features were great too. Very beautiful. Would recommend for a first date or maybe second. Probably about 4K steps to go around the entire pathway. On the other side, $15 to walk around a huge park...are we covering the water bill or lack of attendance? Should prob be more around a $8-$10 range. They have a small cafe at the entrance where it’s $8.50 for a bagel and cream cheese, but I understand it’s a business and they have to nickel and dime, where they can.

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