South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center

South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center    

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A tranquil respite from city stress, this collection of gardens soothes the soul with walking trails, 2500 varieties of orchids, an idyllic rose garden, … See more

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4.0/5 · 343 reviews
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Sep 26, 2023
We thoroughly enjoyed visiting this place. Lovely space. Reasonably priced. The orchid display was our favorite. Highly recommend going. We spent about 2 hours touring the gardens. Full review by CoachSB
Aug 27, 2023
It was so hot but the park is not large. It’s one of the smallest Gardens I’ve been to. I did like that they had a few animals on display such as parrots and turtles. The trail is not long and you ar… Full review by khristystrange
Jul 28, 2023
Absolutely gorgeous! We had such an amazing experience. The orchids blooming was the best part of the day. I even got to hold a macaw. Full review by Brandy H
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Opened:1987

Questions & answers

Q:
Can i take pictures and are we allowed in the enclosure with the butterflys.
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yes and yes
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How much time should I plan to be here with middle school girls?
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I'd say two - three hours depending on their attention span.
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Do they allow you to bring in a picnic?
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sure!
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Answer by Linda B · Mar 20, 2018
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Do they allow small dogs?
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Yes. Dogs are welcome.
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What days are you open?
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They are open daily 9am-6pm except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Thanksgiving. Lots of beauty to see outdoors and great walking trails. Orchid and Bromeliad Conservatories to …
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They are open daily 9am-6pm except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Thanksgiving. Lots of beauty to see outdoors and great walking trails. Orchid and Bromeliad Conservatories to enjoy and a Butterfly Exhibit. Also, wonderful gift shop!
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