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Aldridge Botanical Gardens: Hoover, Alabama
3530 Lorna Rd.
Hoover, Alabama 35216
Aldridge Botanical Gardens is a 30 acre botanical garden famous for its hydrangeas. It is located on the former Coxe Estate in Hoover, Alabama.
William Bartram Arboretum
Off East Boulevard, Fort Toulouse/Jackson Park, Route 6, Box 6, Wetumpka, AL 36092
The William Bartram Arboretum is an arboretum located at 2521 Fort Toulouse Road, near Wetumpka, Alabama, in the United States. The Garden Club of Alabama started this Arboretum featuring wildflower fields, bogs and forest. A boardwalk (handicapped-accessible), runs from the Visitor Center to the Fort to a river overlook, with glades for resting and plant identification markers.
Bellingrath Gardens and Home
12401 Bellingrath Gardens Road | Theodore, AL 36582
Bellingrath Gardens and Home consists of gardens and a mansion. It can be located in a suburb of Mobile, Alabama at Fowl River in Theodore.
Birmingham Botanical Gardens
2612 Lane Park Road Birmingham, AL 35223
The Birmingham Botanical Gardens is ocated inside of Lane Park at the southern foot of Red Mountain in Birmingham, Alabama. Birmingham Botanical Gardens is Alabama’s largest living museum with more than 10,000 different plants in its living collections.
Donald E. Davis Arboretum
Auburn University | Auburn, Alabama 36849
The Donald E. Davis Arboretum is an arboretum located on the campus of Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama. It is a facility dedicated to the display of native woody plants of the Southeastern United States. It is a teaching resource for many University classes.
Dothan Area Botanical Garden
5130 Headland Avenue Dothan, Alabama 36303
The Dothan Area Botanical Gardens, consists of 50 acres of cultivated gardens, nature trails and undeveloped, wooded landscape in southeast Alabama. It is a non-profit, public gardens located at 5130 Headland Avenue, Kinsey, Alabama, USA. The Garden is committed to the conservation of natural resources for future generations by providing opportunities to the public for beauty, education and research.
Huntsville Botanical Garden
4747 Bob Wallace Avenue
Huntsville, AL 35805
The Huntsville Botanical Garden is a 112 acres (453,000 m²) botanical garden located at 4747 Bob Wallace Avenue, Huntsville, Alabama, near the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. No matter what time of year it is, visitors will find plenty to appreciate as they browse through the different gardens at the Huntsville Botanical Garden.
Jasmine Hill Gardens and Outdoor Museum
P.O. Box 6001 Montgomery, AL 36106
Jasmine Hill Gardens (20 acres) are botanical gardens located on U. S. Route 231 near Wetumpka, Alabama, north of Montgomery, Alabama. It features a year-round floral beauty and classical sculpture, including new statuary honoring Olympic heroes and mythical gods.
Mobile Botanical Gardens
5151 Museum Drive · Mobile, AL 36608
The Mobile Botanical Gardens were founded in 1974, and are located on Museum Drive in the Spring Hill community in Mobile, Alabama. It is dedicated to preserving the native plantings and to educating the community, the Mobile Botanical Gardens encompasses an extensive variety of cultivated areas and collections.
Noccalula Falls Park
1500 Noccalula Rd.
Gadsden, AL 35902-0267
The falls are located on land once owned by R.A. Mitchell, who gave the site to the city of Gadsden, so that the area could be improved, and everyone could enjoy the majestic falls. Home to Gilliland-Reese Covered Bridge, park features botanical garden, pioneer homestead, nature trails, picnic areas. Year-round campground. Train ride, petting zoo.
Troy University Arboretum
Troy University, Troy, Alabama 36082
Troy University Arboretum is an arboretum and nature preserve, located next to the Troy University campus in Troy, Alabama. The Arboretum seeks to further the educational opportunities available to the University and the surrounding area.
University of Alabama Arboretum
4801 Arboretum Way
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
The Arboretum’s primary emphasis is on Alabama’s native flora and fauna. The University of Alabama Arboretum maintains plant collections for botanical education and appreciation. The Arboretum features walking trails through a native woodland section, a wildflower garden, a collection of ornamental plants, an experimental garden, and a children’s garden.