Presidential Pathways / Pine Mtn

Blue Morpho Butterfly Month At Callaway Gardens

Dates : 9/1/15 - 9/30/15
Callaway Gardens
17800 US HWY 27
Pine Mtn, GA 31822

706-663-2281 | 855-421-3035
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Enjoy our month-long display of nature at its finest! Marvel as hundreds of tropical Blue Morpho butterflies fill the Day Butterfly Center with their iridescent-blue splendor. If the trend continues, visitors to the Day Butterfly Center will witness the largest display of Blue Morpho butterflies on the planet during September.

The Blue Morpho (Morpho peleides) is a spectacular iridescent blue butterfly native to the rainforests of South and Central America. The undersides of the wings are brown with eyespots, but the contrasting upper sides could be considered the most brilliant, vivid blue that nature has to offer. This iridescent color actually results from microscopic scales on the back of their wings reflecting light, giving the brilliant shimmering blue appearance. 

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Monday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults ages 13-64 $18

    Children 5 and younger Free

    Children ages 6-12 $9

    Seniors 65+ $15

    Discounts

    AAA, AARP, Group Discount, Military Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    185, 85

    Payment Options

    American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

    Type

    Family Friendly, History & Heritage, Outdoors & Nature

Events

  • Celebrate Spring! at Callaway Gardens

    Celebrate Spring! at Callaway Gardens

    03/21/2015 - 04/25/2015

    Spring is the most glorious time of year at Callaway Gardens. 20,000 azaleas in splendid bloom, mountain laurel, dogwoods, daffodils and daisies provide the backdrop for exciting activities, workshops and guided hikes. Celebrate the beauty of Spring at Callaway Gardens with many family activities among the flowers. Each day offers something unique and a great reason to be outside.

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  • Callaway Gardens Azalea Season

    Callaway Gardens Azalea Season

    03/21/2015 - 04/25/2015

    Each spring, Callaway Gardens' landscape explodes with one of the world's largest displays of native and cultivated azaleas – more than 20,000 of them – plus fresh blooms of dogwoods, crabapples, daffodils, pansies, tulips and more. These sweeping floral vistas form the stunning backdrop to invigorating recreational pursuits, fascinating educational experiences and special events designed to celebrate the grandeur of the season. A series of themed weekends, known collectively as read more

  • Callaway Gardens Annual Plant Fair and Sale

    Callaway Gardens Annual Plant Fair and Sale

    03/26/2015 - 03/29/2015

    Head to Callaway Gardens with a plant list and a vehicle large enough to take home all of the great finds from the Callaway Gardens Plant Fair and Sale, March 27-31. Choose from garden-décor, gardening books and tools, as well as an array of flowering plants and shrubs, including many unique varieties and native plants that thrive in the Southeast. In addition to Callaway Gardens' plants and specialty items, 17 other nurseries and specialty vendors from throughout the Southeast will have pla... read more

  • Symphony on the Sand with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

    Symphony on the Sand with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

    04/24/2015 - 04/24/2015

    Enjoy an evening of Symphony on the Sand at Callaway Gardens® with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) on Friday, April 24, 2015, at 8 p.m., when the talented ASO musicians will take the stage on Robin Lake Beach.

    "For four years now we have been mesmerized by the performance of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra on the beach," said Edward Callaway, chairman and CEO of Callaway Gardens. "To hear such beautiful music in a beautiful setting is simply amazing. This is a 'don't miss' kind o... read more

  • Callaway Gardens Family Fitness Series Duathlon

    Callaway Gardens Family Fitness Series Duathlon

    05/10/2015 - 05/10/2015

    Athletes compete in the second phase of the Callaway Gardens Family Fitness Series. Competition includes an 8K run and a 30K bike race. Registration is available online at www.active.com. For additional information, contact Dave Johnson Enterprises at 770-565-5208.

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