With over 66 acres to explore, this is a top-rated botanical garden in Texas.
Located in eastern Dallas, the botanical garden is North of Highway 30 near White Rock Lake. Open since 1984, millions of visitors have come here and it is rated as one of the top botanical gardens in the world. It also has a complete life science laboratory and has a master plan to expand in the future to utilize its space effectively. The garden has onsite dining options with picnic areas or restaurants. There is also a gift shop if you would like to purchase something as a keepsake. The garden is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm. Tickets and parking must be reserved online. They offer educational programs for local schools and teachers. As you walk around, you will notice themed gardens, water features, paved walkways, rose gardens, sculptures, seasonal flowers, and more.
The main attraction is the 8-acre Children's Adventure Garden where kids can discover steam labs, puppets shows, film areas, engaging exhibits, and a play area. There are weekly events, concert series, nature events, etc. hosted throughout the year. Guests are encouraged to preserve the garden and protect the plants. Sports equipment, candles, and items that may harm plants are prohibited. No motorized vehicles or bikes are allowed. Wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Enjoy your time exploring this expansive botanical garden the next time you're in Dallas.