Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
#1 of 100 things to do in Dallas
The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden is a 66-acre botanical garden located at 8617 Garland Road in east Dallas, Texas, on the southeastern shore of White Rock Lake. Wikipedia
Area: 66 acres (27 ha)
Hours: open daily 9:00 am–5:00 pm
Address: 8525 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218
Phone: (214) 515-6500
Adult (13-64): $15.00
Seniors (65+): $12.00
Children (3-12): $10.00
Children under (3): Free
Onsite self parking: $10.00
A nationally acclaimed 66 acre display garden features breathtaking floral displays all year long. Nestled on the shores of White Rock Lake, the Dallas Arboretum was rated in 2015 by Fodor’s Travel as one of America’s Best Spring Flower Festivals.
Dallas Blooms festival boasts of over 500,000 spring blooming bulbs, 3,000 azaleas and hundreds of Cherry Blooms-February-April.
Summer in garden includes an outdoor concert series on Thursday evenings and breathtaking colors at every turn.
Autumn at the Arboretum-September-November features a nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village featuring over 65,000 pumpkins/gourds/squash and named one of America’s Best Pumpkin festival in 2014 by Fodor’s Travel.
The 8 acre Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden was designed to connect children with nature. Education is a central focus the gardens mission, which teach life and Earth science with 17 indoor/outdoor galleries and 150 interactive activities – Where science and fun become one.
Open seven days a week. Seasonal weekday discounts are available. The garden is closed New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.