10 Beautiful Botanical Gardens in Alabama!

Alabama is home to some of the most beautiful botanical gardens and arboretums in the United States. Whether you’re near the sprawling gardens of Birmingham or close to the breath-taking flora and fauna in Mobile, these oases are a must-see for any traveler. In this article, explore the ten best botanical gardens and arboretums in the state of Alabama.

Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Birmingham, AL

A 67-acre haven located in the heart of Birmingham, this botanical garden offers a stunning array of blooms, specialty gardens, and year-round educational opportunities to discover the natural world. Whether you are a master gardener or a green thumb wannabe, you'll find something to love here.

Huntsville Botanical Garden, Huntsville, AL

This lush, 11-acre garden is a showcase for Alabama's incredible plant diversity, with a wide array of native species on display. It's the perfect place to get in touch with nature and appreciate Alabama's unique flora.

Dothan Area Botanical Gardens, Dothan, AL

Located on 50 acres of landscaped gardens, ponds, and shady trails, this botanical garden provides a tranquil getaway from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Come here to escape the stress and enjoy a relaxing stroll through the gardens.

Mobile Botanical Gardens, Mobile, AL

The Mobile Botanical Gardens dates back to the formation of the city itself, and draws on the long history of botanical exploration in the area. This sprawling garden is a must-see for anyone interested in discovering the unique plants of Alabama.

Aldridge Gardens, Hoover, AL

A flourishing oasis located in the heart of Hoover, this 30-acre woodland garden is covered in hydrangeas and native Alabama plants. A five-acre lake and walking trails provide the perfect opportunity to soak up some nature.

Longleaf Botanical Gardens Event Center, Anniston, AL

Located at the Anniston Museums and Gardens, the Longleaf Botanical Gardens Event Center is home to a wide array of worldly artifacts and animals. Tour the gardens, explore the museum, and appreciate the wild beauty of Alabama.

Cornerstone Gardens, Mobile, AL

Experience the tranquility of Cornerstone Gardens and Arboretum! With over 5,000 plants and trees comprised of over 150 different species, this oasis of beauty and serenity is the perfect setting for weddings, tea parties, corporate events, and more.

Bellingrath Gardens and Home, Theodore, AL

This stunning garden showcases the spectacular beauty of Alabama's plant life. From camellias to hydrangeas to roses, there's plenty to enjoy at this gorgeous garden throughout the year.

William Bartram Arboretum, Wetumpka, AL

Nestled in the heart of Fort Toulouse-Jackson National Historic Park, this arboretum takes its name from the 18th-century botanist William Bartram. Take a peaceful stroll along the trails, surrounded by the beauty of the state’s wild plants.

Mobile Japanese Garden, Mobile, AL

This all-volunteer charity promotes arts, culture, and environmental tourism in Alabama. Enjoy the peaceful beauty of the garden and help support this wonderful cause.

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