Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Fort Worth

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#3 of 12 in Parks in Fort Worth
Explore the 44 hectares (109 acres) of specialty gardens featured at Fort Worth Botanic Garden. This botanical garden, founded in 1934, is the oldest of its kind in Texas. The facility boasts over 2,500 different species of plants, both native and exotic, in its 21 specialty gardens. The Conservatory and Japanese Garden are the most popular areas of the park, which also features special exhibits, events, and classes for both adults and children. Feed one of the thousands of koi fish in the Japanese Garden or participate in an educational activity at the Texas Native Forest Boardwalk, the park´s outdoor learning center. After exploring the grounds, you can escape the sun at the garden's gift shop or restaurant. Plan your Fort Worth Botanic Garden visit and explore what else you can see and do in Fort Worth using our Fort Worth trip itinerary planning tool .
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  • I enjoyed a brief visit driving through and stopping at the gift shop where I found some very nice gifts for my family at Christmas. I plan to return in the Spring when I can explore more on foot. The...  more »
  • The gardens are beautiful. My kids love it there. It’s a great place for a picnic. I suggest going in spring or fall when the weather isn’t so hot.  more »
  • I can imagine how beautiful this 110 acre nature preserve is in full bloom. The park is free except for the Japanese gardens but worth the admission price  more »
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  • The Fort Worth Botanical Garden is amazing! It was super peaceful and beautiful. My wife and I looked at all the free exhibits/areas and that took us a couple of hours. We are planning to go back with our kids because they have a great kid friendly trail. One of the best parts is most of it is free. They had plenty of parking as well! We also visited the Japanese Gardens and those were very beautiful. My wife and I are admirers of botanical gardens. If you are too, then you must check this one out!
  • Beautiful place to go on a warm sunny day. They have a variety of different types of gardens that is perfect for photography. they also have a greenhouse that is unfortunately closed for repairs but will be looking forward to that very soon. The restaurant at the botanical gardens is very beautiful and affordable. They also have a lot of interesting statues that really brighten up the scene. This is the perfect place to go on a picnic with the family.
  • Beautiful, and free to everyone. I didn't get pictures this trip but the Japanese Gardens are spectacular and a few are attached. The botanic gardens are amazing as well. I can't imagine the time and effort it takes to present such a wide variety of plants, trees and flowers. The colors are just unreal this time of year. Well worth a trip and a great place to put a few miles in walking around.
  • Beautiful sites and exquisite scenery. There were many opportunities for photography on this beautiful day. We took so many photos. Free parking and free entry except for the Japanese Garden. Beautiful bathrooms inside building and a place to leisurely walk around, have a picnic and just relax. We are lucky to have such a place locally.
  • Go to the gardens if you are in the area visiting or live by and have never been! You can see a majority of the gardens in a quick walk through in an hour or so, but allow for 2-3 hours if you want to enjoy the scenery and take photos. The Japanese gardens were my favorite (small fee to enter, well worth it!). You will leave feeling very relaxed and zen!
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