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Toledo Botanical Garden

5403 Elmer Dr, Toledo, OH 43615-2803
+1 419-936-2986
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Best Botanical Garden !!

Toledo Botanical Gardens (TBG) is certainly a gem in the Toledo area. The easy access and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pretty place to visit

Enjoyed a stroll around the gardens and lake. Plenty of wildlife around. Spotted a Heron, waiting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robert H
Dronfield, United Kingdom
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A recreated pioneer garden is a highlight of this huge botanical garden, with acres of fragrant meadows and wildflower, rose and herb gardens to stroll though.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
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5403 Elmer Dr, Toledo, OH 43615-2803
+1 419-936-2986
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Toledo Botanical Gardens (TBG) is certainly a gem in the Toledo area. The easy access and the numerous areas to walk are certainly friendly to people of all ages. The outstanding volunteer efforts maintain the property in many locations with varieties of plants, herb garden,...More

Thank terrymR3609FK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a stroll around the gardens and lake. Plenty of wildlife around. Spotted a Heron, waiting for his fish. There are also sculptures to see and admire. The rose garden looked particarly good, as they were all out in flower. Plenty of benches to sit...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Toledo Botanical Gardens offers lush landscaping, sculpture, a scenic lake, guest venues, shops and local artisans. The grounds are well maintained and feature a wide variety of both flowering and non flowering plant life. My favorite area is the shade gardens which features one...More

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were in the area looking at potential houses and stopped by to stretch our legs. We had our 3 month old with us and spent about 45 min exploring the gardens. They were beautiful and fun to walk through. It's not...More

Thank Katie J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful place to sit and enjoy the scenery, take a short or long hike around the various garden "rooms" or check out the many craft shows.

Thank markwirwin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place for a one half hour walk. Nice place to take photos of friends and plants. The flowers are constantly changing. Great juried art show in June! Good "Jazz in the Garden" series in the middle of summer. I go there for a lunch...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I've been visiting the Toledo Botanical Gardens my entire life. We are so lucky to have this gem right in the middle of our city. Beautiful plants and garden, sculpture, a thriving artist community, and so much more. In the summer they have a great...More

Thank pjrobb
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Amazing place to walk around and see all the amazing plants and trees. Very well cared for and maintained. A beautiful escape for some silent time.

Thank tdw295
Reviewed 27 April 2017

You can't beat this location for a walk outdoors through some amazing scenes. Local flora on display in native habitats. There are several events that take place on the property as well that can draw including art shows, flower sales and more.

Thank Greg R
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Tucked away on a side street in Toledo, the garden is easily walkable and has seen some significant improvements in recent years. Attached to it are a series of buildings devoted to various handicrafts. It's not comparable to places like Longwood Gardens, but a nice...More

Thank Bob L
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Do you have wheelchairs available to use
25 February 2017|
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Response from granmamicham | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. Call the office
Linda L
Is this a nice day trip during October?
6 October 2016|
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Response from Margo A | Reviewed this property |
This is a peak time. Changing colors, seasonal vegetation.
any nearby hotels or B & Bs?
17 August 2016|
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Response from linda321721 | Reviewed this property |
The Wingate Hotel in Sylvania is not far away, uptown and near good restaurants. There are two new hotels on Secor Rd (or nearly finished), but the Sylvania location is nicer. Toledo Botanical is in a neighborhood area... More