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San Antonio Botanical Garden, San Antonio

#5 of 32 in Parks in San Antonio
Garden · Nature / Park
Bursting with life year-round, the nature trails and conservatory at San Antonio Botanical Garden feature blossoms from all over the world. Admire the cacti gardens and desert blooms as you walk the outdoor paths. Small signs along the way identify the plants. Keep an eye out for the garden's many birds. Self-guided tours are popular, or you can reserve a spot via the website on a guided bird or nature tour. For the current blooming schedule, check the website. If you work up an appetite, enjoy a meal at the Carriage House Bistro. Make San Antonio Botanical Garden a part of your San Antonio vacation plans using our San Antonio trip maker app.
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  • The entire Garden has been upgraded since prior visits over the years. The walk around the lake is worth the extra effort. Orchids and other "hot house" plants were a highlight. The grounds were...  more »
  • We have seen many gardens, and this was very well-kept and well-marked. We especially liked the 3 Texas natural areas, which taught us about the flora of Texas. We also liked the cycads and citrus.....  more »
  • If you love Horticulture or just plants in general like I do, this 38 acre park is an astonishing piece of mastery !!! The way that one part of the park leads you into another into another by both gravel paths and concrete sidewalks is truly a masterpiece !!! You name it, its probably there on display. I took so many pictures that I cant post them all, but I'll try to get the best ones out. It's a great way to spend at least 2 to 3 hours, if not more. It all depends on your interest. I highly recommend it !!!
  • Amazing and inexpensive to visit. You can stay all morning or all day. Beautiful, other-worldly gardens, amazing variety of plant life. Walk through a forest! The grounds here and deceptively massive and it's pretty empty in the mornings. Take the family here and skip the misery of the big parks.

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