Day trips to North Texas Public Gardens from Dallas/Fort Worth

Dallas Arboretum –

The address is 8525 Garland Road Dallas Texas next to White Rock Lake in East Dallas.   The gardens cover over 60 acres covering a wide variety of plants.   The cost of admission varies and so does the cost of parking. Your best bet is to be a member or buy your tickets online.

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

Chandor Gardens – Weatherford

About Chandor Gardens Chandor Gardens captures both the ornate design of ancient Chinese architecture and the elegance of a formal English garden. The 3.5-acre estate leads its visitors on a meandering path of beauty and wonderment. From the 30 foot man-made waterfall, to the various soothing fountains, the gardens have something new and exciting to offer at every turn.

Chandor Gardens Hours Monday-Friday 9am-5pm Saturdays 9am-3pm Sundays Noon-4pm

Clark Gardens – Mineral Wells


Physical Address [map] 567 Maddux Road Weatherford, Texas 76088

General Admission Fee

$9.00 per adult $7.00 per senior (65 and over)

Hours vary so check out the website to ensure that the garden is open when you plan to visit.



Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary –

Hours – Tuesday – Saturday 9 – 5

Admission – February 1-May 31

Click here to purchase general admission tickets

Adults: $10 Seniors 60+ & Children 3-12: $7 Heard MuseumMembers & Children 2 and Under: FREE



Adults: $9

Seniors 60+ & Children 3-12: $6

Physical Address:

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary 1 Nature Place McKinney, TX 75069 972.562.5566

 Ft. Worth Botanic Garden –

110 acres and 22 gardens.   The Fort Worth Botanic Garden is a more natural garden.   One of the highlights is the Japanese Gardens. The address is 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Trial Rose Gardens in Farmers Branch.  5 acres of roses and other blooming plants.  This trial rose garden features tests on a wide variety of roses.   No cost to enter.  The gardens are located at 2610 Valley View Lane Farmers Branch Texas 75234.


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