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UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens

9090 Craver Rd, McMillan Greenhouse, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
+1 704-687-2364
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Green house closed

We stopped by on a nice day in March. Not what we expected having been to other Botanical Gardens... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
justinnkrk
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Hagerstown, Maryland
Azaleas and rhododendrons galore

When the gardens are in bloom it is an otherworldly experience to walk through the soft quiet... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2017
Joan L
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9090 Craver Rd, McMillan Greenhouse, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

We stopped by on a nice day in March. Not what we expected having been to other Botanical Gardens like Atlanta. Basically a path in a gully, Zen like and pretty with a asian garden feel. Good place to start a date. Greenhouses were closed....More

Thank justinnkrk
Reviewed 4 March 2017

When the gardens are in bloom it is an otherworldly experience to walk through the soft quiet paths. You can stop and sit in serene settings and enjoy the naturalistic, peaceful ambiance. The Asian garden is the newest feature, but I prefer the older parts...More

Thank Joan L
Reviewed 8 January 2017

The Asian Gardens are lovely. The other gardens could use some color and more labeling. Also, if they are watering the plants, expect to get wet, the sprinklers do not avoid the walkways

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I have been to this wonderful botanical garden twice now. The second time around I got to walk the trails which were very nice. But my fave part about this is the green house. I raise tropical pitcher plants and members of the gourd family...More

Thank Thagirion
Reviewed 23 November 2016

No informtion on where to park, or how to obtain tickets. Impossible for disabled person, Unwelcoming,

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

The Botanical Gardens is one of my top 5 favorite places on UNC Charlotte's campus (and UNCC is a pretty large university!). It's perfect for studying, reading, hanging out with friends, or getting away when you're stressed. They have a wide variety of gorgeous plants...More

1  Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Nice little garden. I had the whole place to myself for the hour or so that I was there. The best part is that it is free, but they do have a box for donations.

Thank Benjamin A
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We visited on a lovely but breezy day in October; as it was Fall, the gardens themselves of course were not in high season, but they are still beautiful. The design sight lines here have all been SO carefully thought out that they are just...More

1  Thank LORI F
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We were looking for an opportunity to get away from shopping centers and automobiles. First we visited the greenhouses which are well maintained and nicely explained. Then we wandered through the Susie Harwood Garden. It was a lovely walk with convenient benches and not too...More

1  Thank Joyce G
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I went the other day in the middle of classes. I'm a commuter (about 30 minutes away) and have a break in between classes, so I don't go back home. I figured I'd go check it out! While I was walking around the sprinklers came...More

Thank Tyler B
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