6 Beautiful Botanical Gardens in Arkansas!

Arkansas is home to numerous attractions, from national parks and forests to botanical gardens and arboretums brimming with exotic plants, blooming flowers, and fragrant scents. Explore the 6 best botanical gardens and arboretums in the Natural State. 

Garvan Woodland Gardens, Hot Springs, AR

Nestled on the shores of Lake Hamilton and along the banks of the Ouachita River, Garvan Woodland Gardens is a garden paradise dedicated to preserving and enhancing the extraordinary environment of the area. Garvan Woodland Gardens provides cultural enrichment, learning, and serenity through various gardens, landscapes, and structures.

Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, Fayetteville, AR

The Botanical Garden of the Ozarks offers unparalleled natural experiences for all visitors. With over 70,000 visitors annually, the Garden boasts a collection of twelve themed gardens, including the region’s only native butterfly house. Enjoy the rose garden, which includes varieties from David Austin Roses and the Rose Arch climbing with roses and flowering perennials.

The Peel Museum and Botanical Garden, Bentonville, AR

Excite your senses and discover the wonders of nature at The Peel Museum & Botanical Garden. As the area's oldest and largest public garden, many of the garden's rose fossils date back 35 million years. In addition to the many breathtaking roses, enjoy the fragrant blooms and towering trees.

Avalon Keep Botanical Gardens, Mena, AR

When looking for a romantic day trip in Mena, Arkansas, visit Avalon Keep Botanical Gardens. Enjoy a scenic stroll by the waterfront pergola with the Ouachita Mountains in the background. This garden haven sets the stage for taking in its spectacular beauty.

South Arkansas Arboretum, El Dorado, AR

The South Arkansas Arboretum is a wooded, 12-acre site with plants native to the West Gulf Coastal Plain. Featuring exotic species such as flowering camellias and azaleas, the arboretum provides paved walking trails, a rental pavilion, gazebo and restrooms. Come explore this peaceful spot on your next drive or road trip!

Quigley's Castle, Eureka Springs, AR

Discover the exceptional charm at Quigley's Castle, a historic house museum and garden in the Ouachita Mountains. With elaborately decorated interiors, visitors can take a guided home tour or explore the gardens and grounds. With its romantic atmosphere, Quigley's Castle is a breathtaking site to explore.

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