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Cape Fear Botanical Garden, Fayetteville

(4.3/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
2014 marked the 25th anniversary of Cape Fear Botanical Garden! Come and enjoy 80 acres of natural beauty nestled between the Cape Fear River and Cross Creek - just 2 miles from downtown Fayetteville, NC!

The Garden Gift Shop offers a unique selection of garden accents, nature-related toys, books, artwork, jewelry, hand-crafted gifts and more. Gift Shop Hours: Daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to the Gift Shop is free for Garden visitors and the public.



Outside food is not permitted in the Garden.
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  • This place is ver educational for people of all ages. You can rent out rooms for different occasions or you can attend free classes or take part in the many activities or events that the botanical gar...  more »
  • Problem was we were there in early April and not much other than daffodils, tulips , camellias were out . Many damaged by rains. I felt place had not been kept up during the winter months . Many areas...  more »
  • You enter this Garden through the gift shop. Then, after paying a modest admission fee ($9 or $10 for adults), you are given a plastic covered map of the entire Garden. The individual gardens/exhibits...  more »
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  • With only two months to plan our small wedding, finding a venue on such short notice presented a challenge. We were able to find exactly what we needed at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden. Not only was the site beautiful and magical in itself, but the event staff (Marissa and Lauren in particular) were extremely patient, tentative, and informative as we scrambled to make plans for the big day. Marissa walked the journey with us step-by-step up until and including our wedding day. She was extremely flexible and helpful throughout the entire decision-making process. Her composure and flexibility during the rain we encountered that day were truly admirable. She helped us and our guests to remain calm and relaxed, and the rain only made the day that much more beautiful. What a blast! We are happy to have chosen such a beautiful place to celebrate our union, and we were quite lucky to have been able to work with such amazing people!
  • The botanical garden is amazing. Its cheap to go in and they offer senior and military discount. The place is beautiful and huge, a wonderful place to go spend your day in. It's definitely a place I'll visit again.
  • It's beautiful! A great place for adults and children to relax and learn.
  • Attend a wedding here. The outdoor setting was beautiful for the ceremony and the indoor reception was festive and VERY well staffed. The food was excellent and the wait staff were respectful and discreet.
  • Beautiful gardens, arrived on an incredibly hot day. Farmhouse and country store were not open, would have made the trip awesome. On the plus side, tried scupper nutters.