Huntsville Botanical Garden, Huntsville

4.6
#1 of 12 in Parks in Huntsville
Immerse yourself in the beauty of flowers, annual and perennial plants, and reconstructed ecosystems at Huntsville Botanical Garden. Covering 45 ha (112 acres), the center features a selection of themed gardens where you can see plants that range from Alabama natives to exotic species. The botanical garden is home to many birds, frogs, turtles, and other animals. One of the garden's main attractions is a large, open-air butterfly house. Many programs and facilities are aimed at kids, including a special garden that features different play areas and a splash pool. The garden has a restaurant as well as picnic areas. Most attractions are outdoors. Plan to see Huntsville Botanical Garden and other attractions that appeal to you using our Huntsville trip itinerary maker app .
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  • They have a nice lunch counter here. It is a bit pricey but the good is really good. The garden is overpriced too but you can sit on the patio and eat and enjoy the view without paying to go in.  more »
  • We arrived during the Chinese lantern theme. At first I was slightly dismayed at the bold colors of the lanterns, which seemed to clash with the natural beauty of the gardens, but it did not stop us f...  more »
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  • Beautiful gardens! I feel like there is something for all to enjoy no matter the age. Lots of little fountains for little ones to play in along the paths. Great play area for the young ones!!! I love the different events they have as well. Our favorite had to be the LEGO displays.
  • WOW! This was one of the most beautiful botanical gardens I've ever had the pleasure to visit. The grounds were impeccable, and the kinetic sculptures throughout were enchanting and enhanced the natural beauty of the gardens themselves. The flowers were still in bloom in September, which was a nice surprise. They had decorated for fall with scarecrows and a sorghum maze which were cute touches for the season. The admission of $12 is not bad because you can spend hours out there enjoying the scenery. They also offer discounts for military service people, teachers, and members of the Redstone credit union. There is ample parking and a really nice gift shop as well. The butterfly house is very nice, and there are plenty of little "side parks" for children and adults to enjoy. I honestly can't wait to come back!

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