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Sarah P. Duke Gardens

426 Anderson St, Box 90341, Durham, NC 27708-0341
+1 919-684-3698
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I love this place!

Every season offers something different. I work nearby so love to bring my lunch and have a walk... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
peghelminski
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Cary, North Carolina
Put the Gardens on your Dance Card

I went to Duke as an undergrad. While dropping my son off at camp, thought I would swing by the... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
gigisan01
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Cumberland Center, Maine
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426 Anderson St, Box 90341, Durham, NC 27708-0341
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Every season offers something different. I work nearby so love to bring my lunch and have a walk. It gets really crowded on weekends or when there are events such as weddings or concerts, so I like to check the event schedule before heading out...More

Thank peghelminski
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I went to Duke as an undergrad. While dropping my son off at camp, thought I would swing by the Gardens as a bit of a blast from the past. Wow! My only regret is that I didn't have more time to stroll. Beautifully laid...More

Thank gigisan01
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We only got through one section of the gardens, but it was extremely beautiful. So worth the visit and it's FREE! Don't pass this one up!

Thank Marilee L
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Lovely place to go for walks and relaxation. There are lots of gardens along the many paths, There are plenty benches and grassy places to sit and enjoy the beautiful nature or to read when you get tired of exploring. There's a tea house though...More

Thank maryann246810
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Sarah Duke gardens are absolutely beautiful. I attended a wedding here and also strolled through these gardens as a tourist. If you are are lucky enough too see the garden at full bloom, which is anywhere between April and November you will have a special...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 26 July 2016

These gardens are spectacular, wonderful to visit at any time of year - there's always something to see! Plants, trees, ponds, birds, fish, turtles, beautiful landscaping, make sure to take a camera :-)

Thank NCWorldtraveler53
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Awesome gardens with a huge variety of plants and great walking trails. Offers shaded trails in parts for hot days with little elevation to be concerned about.

Thank ctone1969
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Walked the gardens with family members over the 4th of July weekend. Began at the visitor center and picked up a map and started to walk around the gardens but tour was cut short due to rain. Drove over to tour the Chapel

Thank Monique W
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place to visit and enjoy nature within the city. Lots of different gardens to visit. Lots of walking too. There was some construction going on when we were there so I imagine there will be some new gardens to visit when we return. There...More

Thank Basiajedna
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Beautiful and peaceful. I enjoy reading the names of the plants and trees. The only downfall is the parking. There isn't enough parking, even on a weekday.

Thank Nancy B
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Bridgette T
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Response from silverlakes4 M | Reviewed this property |
I believe they open at 8:30. Hope this helps. Enjoy!
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Asha S
18 May 2017|
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Response from Jim J | Reviewed this property |
Early April.
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cwdigraz
24 March 2017|
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Response from DukeGardens | Property representative |
The South Lawn in the Historic Gardens is the best location to settle in for a picnic in Duke Gardens. Another beautiful and spacious gathering space is the Fisher Amphitheater, also in the Historic Gardens. We ask that... More
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