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McCrory Gardens, Brookings

#51 of 68 in Parks in South Dakota
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McCrory Gardens is located in Brookings. A visit to McCrory Gardens represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Brookings tourist route planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Business meeting within the McCrory Center. During breaks walked the gardens just out the door. One word:Wow! Every indiginous, exotic, plant ever planted on the Prairie on display for all to enjoy. W...  more »
  • I went on a tour of this facility with my realtor while doing some business negotiations. I was quite impressed with their lovely grounds. It is rather picturesque during the spring and summer months.  more »
  • The tulips were amazing. I really like pasqueflowers​ and they were wonderful. I saw a wisteria for the first time and the look is unique. Daffodils and hyacynth were in bloom. There were some hellebo...  more »
  • Hosted a small outdoor wedding for our daughter. Service was fantastic, the Great Hall was decorated to our specifications. The gardens are incredibly beautiful!
  • Very serene and nice looking. I love the green grasses and the Sdsu campus view
  • Most likely Brookings #1 attraction. This botanical garden is a great place to quietly stroll through an abundance of vegetation and flower gardens. They do charge for entry though, so be prepared for that.
  • Although we toured the Gardens a little late in the season, the grounds were still very pretty. The inexpensive entrance fee is a great value. Many different plantings, all well labeled. If you want to know what a bush is, the name's right there. Interesting layout, and you don't have to keep on the path. Was with two older family members, and we were able to arrange for a guided golf cart tour for them. The guide was knowledgeable and very friendly. Very good place for photographers.
  • Beautiful flowers and trees to discover. Best time to visit is on June. Also great location for family photos, etc...