Historic Heartland / Athens

State Botanical Garden of Georgia

2450 S. Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA 30605

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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 - 8:00PM
    Monday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Tuesday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Wednesday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Thursday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Friday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM
    Saturday: 8:00AM - 8:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Fee $0.00


    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    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

    General Information


    Free Admission

    Handicapped Accessible

    Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities


    Special Tags


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages