Southern Highlands Reserve, Lake Toxaway

4.8
#156 of 188 in Parks in North Carolina Mountains
Garden · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • An extraordinary setting and a special discovery. Living in the adjacent Henderson County, of Lake Toxaway we were aware, of this privately owned Reserve, not so. It is of the higher elevations of... 
    An extraordinary setting and a special discovery. Living in the adjacent Henderson County, of Lake Toxaway we were aware, of this privately owned Reserve, not so. It is of the higher elevations of...  more »
  • Picnic, walk, just sit or take a guided tour, learn about the native NC mountain plants and how to preserve. 
    Picnic, walk, just sit or take a guided tour, learn about the native NC mountain plants and how to preserve.  more »
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  • Breath taking gardens and views. Southern Highlands Reserve is amazingly beautiful.
  • Are you willing to go a little out of the way for an unforgettable experience? Southern Highlands Reserve is a phenomenal high-elevation landscape that will reward the effort to visit. Wander your way through the well-maintained paths to observe the breathtaking views and intriguing plant communities on the site. Make sure your phone’s memory has plenty of space, because you’ll want to take a bunch of photos in these beautiful gardens. The staff are gracious and helpful, with great amenities for guests. I visited during the spring Native Plant symposium, which was well-organized with great food from local businesses. Make sure to plan plenty of time to make sure you have time to meander through all the garden paths. Southern Highlands Reserve is the most memorable garden that I’ve visited this year. Well worth a visit!

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