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Reiman Gardens, Ames
(4.6/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
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  • I had a fun time visiting the Reiman Gardens with my 3 children, niece, nephew & my parents. We happen to go when then had the Dinosaurs the kids were really excited! Expecially my nephew, ...  more »
  • We recently visited on a beautiful fall day. Even though many of the gardens had been taken up for the year, there still was a ton of beautiful flowers, fall leaves, and interesting things to see both...  more »
  • We had young children, 25-year old, 42-year old and 51-year old and we all thoroughly enjoyed every exhibit! The flowers and plants were lovely too. 
  • We stopped by here on a recent trip to Adventureland, and we were pleasantly surprised! While not as big as some other botanical gardens, Reiman is just a beautiful, well-maintained place to visit. The kids especially loved the butterfly exhibit, and I think every one of them had butterflies land on them. The outdoor exhibits are also very nice, and even though the gardens is very close to the road, you'd never know it walking through it. TIP: When walking along Lake Helen, be careful near the cattails because there are birds nests in there and the birds will likely fly over your head. Or in my case, a bird swooped right by my head, likely warning me to get further away from its nest.
  • 17 acres of amazing gardens. There's even a bunch of Lego sculptures scattered around that are awesome. Make sure to check out the butterfly enclosure!
  • Great variety of plants in a rather small area. Well maintained and a fun place to explore on your own. Was attacked by a feisty Redwing Blackbird.
  • Lovely garden, my niece loved the butterflies and the staff is both knowledgeable and friendly.
  • I mean I like dead plants and all but I can't really tell the difference between dead tulips and dead roses. I mean maybe it's the lack of color but I'm not a flower expert.