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The Bog Garden at Benjamin Park

1101 Hobbs Rd, Greensboro, NC 27410-4819
+1 336-373-2199
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Very scenic and relaxing

I used this as a visit for a time to get away, clear my mind and relax. The trails are amazing and... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
Derrick C
via mobile
Peaceful Retreat

The bog garden is such a great place to relax for a while. The grounds are always well manicured... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2016
Lauren M
Greensboro, North Carolina
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This garden features an elevated boardwalk which meanders through 7 acres of natural wetlands. Stone pathways traverse a forested hillside, and visitors can enjoy the sounds of water at Serenity Falls - a re-circulating waterfall - while viewing the many varieties of plants, birds, and other wildlife inhabiting the area. The garden is open year-round from sunrise to sunset. Admission is free.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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1101 Hobbs Rd, Greensboro, NC 27410-4819
+1 336-373-2199
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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

I used this as a visit for a time to get away, clear my mind and relax. The trails are amazing and actually give you a nice workout! The animals are friendly and do not bother you. The mallard ducks and chipmunks were the ultimate...More

Thank Derrick C
Reviewed 27 July 2016

The bog garden is such a great place to relax for a while. The grounds are always well manicured and the scenery is picturesque. I had my wedding photos taken there and it made the perfect backdrop. One of my favorite places in Greensboro.

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Lovely garden walk in middle of town but you think you're in the country. Easy access for casual walk on shady, flat wooden decking surface. Check out the duck families as they grow. Watch the chipmunks skitter along, crossing the paths. Adventuresome types can take...More

Thank redirected-tourist
Reviewed 26 July 2016

If you enjoy a surprising, natural space in an urban area, the Bog Garden should be added to your itinerary. A clean, easy-to-walk trail is perfect for a quick getaway to nature. The areas over the actual bog are covered with a raised, wooden bridge...More

Thank toddstreasures
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I had professional pictures taken of my son in this beautiful scenic area for my son's prom and the pictures came out very well. It's a nice area but be careful of SNAKES. We saw 3 snakes in one day including a...........................water mocassin below the...More

Thank The traveler P
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Like going here. Quiet, lovely grounds, good walking.. Clean. Seems as if you're away from busyness, but really in a neighborhood .

Thank SJ A
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Greensboro’s Bog Garden at Benjamin Park is a study in nature’s beauty. This is an easy walk through a nature preserve on a mostly raised boardwalk. The walk is a short loop that takes you through a tree and bamboo trail along a stream filled...More

Thank Mattie H
Reviewed 24 July 2016

No offence to my US cousins, but normally things are huge and low quality in the USA. The bog garden is the opposite, small and nice. It's probably a 5 minute walk up to a low level pond then back to a small planted garden....More

Thank MiserableOldChef
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Even though the garden is tucked into a residential area with a busy road on one edge, we found our walk to be very relaxing and serene.

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 20 July 2016

A very relaxing way to enjoy a hot humid day in the shade. Enjoyed the nature and the waterfalls, very tranquil. Parking can be done at the Tanger Gardens with a short walk across the road.

Thank vhash77
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19 July 2016|
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Response from Jim D | Reviewed this property |
On the public streets in the neighborhood
26 June 2016|
Response from vanguard20104u | Reviewed this property |
The hours vary. They are open year round, from sunrise to sunset. Winter, shorter daylight hours Summer, longer daylight hours.
Ann L
25 June 2016|
Response from Dave M | Reviewed this property |
The lower trail is completely accessible to a wheel chair but not the hillside trail. You will be able to view most of the garden from the lower trail