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Alaska Botanical Garden, Anchorage

(4.1/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
The Alaska Botanical Garden is a 110 acre botanical garden located at 4601 Campbell Airstrip Road, Anchorage, Alaska, USA. It is an independent non-profit organization which opened in 1993, is open year-round, and charges admission to support its mission. The mission of the Garden it to enhance the beauty and value of plant material through education, preservation, recreation and research.The Garden's land consists mainly of spruce and birch forest. It features 8 developed demonstration gardens and a special location for Junior Master Gardeners. 80 acres of the 110 acre site is fenced to protect these gardens from moose. The gardens include:Over 1,100 species of perennials in the Upper and Lower Perennial Gardens An herb gardenA rock garden with over 350 types of alpine plantsA wildflower walkThe 1.1-mile Lowenfels Family Nature Trail
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  • I took my kids last summer,they loved it. The grounds are great for a light walk,and the flowers are so beautiful with all the sun they get here. You can smell them without even putting your nose to t...  more »
  • We visited the Botanical Garden our first day in Anchorage! The greenery is amazing! Love the different species of flowers and what a cute idea to put a vegetable garden in the truck bed! Cute! 
  • One of my favorite things to do is to take pictures of plants (is that weird?), and this is a great place to do so. Nothing out of the ordinary, but a great place for a stroll and to see a variety of ...  more »
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  • What a cool place in the summer. The flower gardens here are beautiful in the summertime. The staff is very nice and knowledgeable.
  • Love all of the new improvements and can't wait to see the results!
  • Beautiful and informative for plant lovers, especially from other parts of the world.
  • Beautiful grounds, knowledgeable staff.
  • Beautiful flowers. Calm atmosphere