10 Beautiful Botanical Gardens in Georgia!

From the hustle and bustle of Atlanta to the tranquil atmosphere of Fort Valley, Georgia is home to some of the finest botanical gardens and arboretums. Whether you're an avid gardener, a nature enthusiast, or simply looking for a way to spend time outdoors, these gardens provide something for everyone to enjoy.

Atlanta Botanical Garden, Atlanta, GA

In the heart of Midtown Atlanta, the Atlanta Botanical Garden is an urban haven featuring 30 acres of outdoor gardens, an award-winning Children's Garden, the serene Storza Woods highlighted by an exceptional Canopy Walk, and the picturesque Skyline Garden. The Garden's mesmerizing displays and exhibitions make it one of the best places in the city to discover and marvel at the wonders of nature.

The State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Athens, GA

As part of the University of Georgia's public service and outreach, the State Botanical Garden of Georgia creates and nurtures an environment for learning and inspiration through horticulture, conservation, science-based programs, and lasting partnerships. Visitors can marvel at the garden's extensive collections of plants, butterflies, and more.

Botanic Garden at Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA

As the most extensive center of higher education south of I-20, Georgia Southern offers visitors a look at their native plant garden and fern exhibit. With more than 4000 species of native, rare, and endangered plants, the Botanic Garden is a great place to explore and appreciate the beauty of nature.

Savannah Botanical Gardens, Savannah, GA

Surrounded by spectacular natural beauty, the Savannah Botanical Gardens allows visitors to discover a picturesque and historic area that has been preserved since 1840. Visitors will find many gardens, trails, and exploring areas close to downtown Savannah, including the Reinhard House and the Arbor Courtyard.

Georgia State University Perimeter College Native Plant Botanical Gardens, Decatur, GA

The Native Plant Botanical Garden at Perimeter College offers an extraordinary experience for visitors, with trails winding through the shade gardens and collections of native trees, shrubs, vines, ferns, and perennial plants. Visitors can also discover the Ferns of the World exhibit, which has been expanded several times.

Smith-Gilbert Gardens, Kennesaw, GA

At Smith-Gilbert Gardens, visitors have the chance to see nature at its finest, with seasonal exhibits and spectacular art installations. From bonsai to butterflies, the gardens offer a sense of wonder each time they are visited.

Hamilton Rhododendron Gardens, Hiawassee, GA

The Hamilton Rhododendron Gardens in the North Georgia mountains offer visitors a rare and beautiful outing. With over 400 varieties of rhododendron, as well as native azaleas, rare forest perennials, trillium, and ferns, these gardens are a botanical paradise.

Columbus Botanical Garden, Columbus, GA

The Columbus Botanical Garden is situated on 36 acres of green space, with 4 developed acres currently available for visitors to explore. With attractive venues for photography, special events, horticultural seminars, and community learning, the Garden is a great place to spend a day outdoors.

Gibbs Gardens, Ball Ground, GA

Gibbs Gardens is truly a world-class destination, showcasing one of the largest residential estate gardens in the nation. Located in Ball Ground, GA, the park offers 376 acres of natural beauty, with 300+ acres devoted to house and garden displays.

Massee Lane Gardens, Fort Valley, GA

Located near Fort Valley in central Georgia, Massee Lane Gardens offers a spectacular camellia collection spanning nine acres. Home to the American Camellia Society, the gardens feature a wide range of native azaleas, rare forest perennials, trillium, ferns, and other plants.

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