Historic High Country / Ball Ground

Gibbs Gardens

1987 Gibbs Dr.
Ball Ground, GA 30107

770-893-1881
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  • Annabelle hydrangeas in early summer

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  • Hydrangeas, June 1, 2016

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  • thousands of Spanish bluebells bloom in April.

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  • Roses and Crape myrtles in summer

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  • Mid-March with millions of daffodils

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  • Rosa 'New Dawn' covers the arbor in May

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  • The pool gardens in August

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  • Fall color in the Japanese Garden

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  • Daffodils with early morning light

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  • Wisteria 'Amethyst Falls' on the Monet bridge

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  • Daylilies

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  • Cascading water

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  • The Gardens in April

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  • The Zig Zag bridge in the Japanese Gardens

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  • Monet bridge in July

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  • Manor House borders in July

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  • ponds with stone carved cranes

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  • 1,000 hydrangea blooms in June.

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  • replica of Monet bridge at Giverny with water lilies

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  • 'New Dawn' rose petals carpet the ground in early June.

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  • The Gazebo in April

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Gibbs Gardens, less than an hour from Atlanta, is nestled in the foothills of the North Georgia mountains. The Gibbs family developed more than 220 acres of gardens. This 300-acre estate, now open to the public, has a 25-year-old manor house that overlooks the mountains and gardens.

Enjoy the serenity of nature and stroll along the streams with many waterfalls or around the water gardens with 22 reflecting ponds. Refresh yourself with the beauty and fragrance of thousands of plants, flowers, and millions of bulbs that provide a wide array of color, shape and texture for the 16 garden venues. The grounds include Japanese Gardens, the largest in the nation; Water Lily Gardens, the nation's largest display of 140 varieties in a natural environment; 20 million Daffodils; and Manor House Gardens with seven flowering terraces covering 150 feet change of elevation from the Manor House to the Valley Gardens.

Check the website for current hours (seasonal) of operation, www.gibbsgardens.com.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 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 (18-64) $20

    Annual 4 Season Membership $50 per adult, $30 per child

    Children (3-17) $10

    Children 2 and under $0.00

    Group (10+ ppl) (unguided) $16

    Seniors (65+) $18

    Tram: all-day pass $5

    Discounts

    Group Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Gift Shop

    Parking on Site

    Public Restrooms

    Restaurant on Site

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Handicapped Accessible

    Group Amenities

    Group Rates Available

    Group-friendly

    Motorcoach-friendly

    Payment Options

    Mastercard

    Visa

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • Japanese Maples Colorfest

    Japanese Maples Colorfest

    10/28/2017 - 11/26/2017

    Visit 220 acres of Gardens in North Georgia, just an hour north of Atlanta. In late October and November, view 1,000's of Japanese maples in their fall color splendor. The foliage displays shades of brilliant red, orange and yellow. There are also 40 handcarved lanterns, ponds, bridges and pagodas that frame striking views.  

    Other major plant collections include 20 million daffodils in spring, rhododendrons, hydrangeas, roses, daylilies, waterlilies, perennials, annuals, flowering ch... read more