Day trips to public gardens to tour in North Texas

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.

http://www.dallasarboretum.org/

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

http://www.ci.weatherford.tx.us/170/Chandor-Gardens

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.

http://www.clarkgardens.org/

 

 

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

Summer

JUNE 1 – SEPTEMBER 30

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.

 

http://www.fwbg.org/