2014 marked the 25th anniversary of Cape Fear Botanical Garden! Come and enjoy 80 acres of natural beauty nestled between the Cape Fear River and Cross Creek - just 2 miles from downtown Fayetteville, NC!
The Garden Gift Shop offers a unique selection of garden accents, nature-related toys, books, artwork, jewelry, hand-crafted gifts and more. Gift Shop Hours: Daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to the Gift Shop is free for Garden visitors and the public. Using our custom trip planner, Fayetteville attractions like Cape Fear Botanical Garden can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Cape Fear Botanical Garden Reviews
Spent about two hours here on a sunny day in November. It seems more of an arboretum to me but that’s probably because the flowers were done. I think even in summer it’s not a formal garden but... more »
I recently discovered that there is a new cafe that has opened onsite. This is a great place to spend time during your lunch break and to meet friends as I did. The food is great and the owners are... more »
A bit pricey for what you get. The grounds are small but pretty. They had a sculpture exhibit going on which was really lovely. The staff mentioned there was a storm recently which they were cleaning up from but locals said the storm wasn't that bad at all. The grounds were a bit unkempt and trails were not always clearly marked.
I attended a wedding reception here last June and this was the perfect spot for it. We had a chance to enjoy some drinks outside. Some people took advantage to wander the grounds; I opted to sip on some drinks in the meanwhile. The ballroom (if that's the right terminology for it) was wonderful - the dance floor was strategically placed in the center, and the tables around it, so everyone could get a view of everything.
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