State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Athens, GA 30605
The 313-acre State Botanical Garden of Georgia is home to numerous themed display gardens, including the Flower Garden, the International Garden, the Heritage Garden, the Shade Garden, and more. New to the Garden is the 3-acre Flower Garden, showcasing garden flowers and wildflowers and including a woodland walk. The garden is an All-American Selections Garden, a Southeastern Conifer Society Reference Garden, an American Daffodil Society Display Garden, and an Audubon Society Important Bird Area.
Five miles of nature trails extend into the natural areas. The Alice Hand Callaway Visitor Center & Conservatory contains a collection of tropical and semi-tropical plants, which provide gorgeous backdrops for concerts, lectures and art exhibits. The State Botanical Gardens is home to a lovely Day Chapel and serves as the headquarters of the Garden Club of Georgia. A gift shop, gallery, and cafe are located on the grounds, as well.
Info & Amenities
Hours of Operation
Sunday: 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Monday: 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Tuesday: 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Wednesday: 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Thursday: 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Friday: 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Saturday: 8:00AM - 6:00PM
Admission & Fees
Admission Fee $0.00
Free Parking, Gift Shop, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Parking on Site, Party Facilities, Picnic Area, Public Restrooms, Rentals Available, Restaurant on Site, Self-guided Tours
Family-friendly, Free Admission , Handicapped Accessible, Open Year 'Round
Suitable for Ages
Plantapalooza! Spring Plant Sales in Athens
04/05/2015 - 04/05/2015
The State Botanical Garden's Visitor Center and Conservatory and its plazas will be filled with trees, shrub, herbs, perennials, annuals and more, including Georgia Gold Medal plants and a broad selection of native plants. Numerous garden specialists, including garden curators, master gardeners, and horticulturists, will be on hand to help. The Garden's coffee/sandwich café, Donderos' Kitchen, and garden-themed gift shop will also be open.
The Trial Gardens at UGA will offer plants ...read more