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Best thing in Durham ( Place for Family shoot, pre wedding , Maternity Shoot , Baby Shoot )

I really Like this Garden we have visited this garden many times with friends as well as family... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jai P
Gorgeous Gardens!!!!

My husband and I went to the Sarah P. Duke Gardens last year but still have such fond memories of... read more

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426 Anderson St, Box 90341, Durham, NC 27708-0341
+1 919-684-3698
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful gardens to walk around, trails, flowers, ponds, koi, etc. And it's free! We went on a Sunday morning, it wasn't too crowded. Unfortunately the gift shop doesn't open until noon on Sundays. Also, the red Japanese bridge was undergoing renovations so I did not...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really Like this Garden we have visited this garden many times with friends as well as family, This is a very nice place to click pictures, you see a variety of trees, According to the various season, there are tulips bloom, Fall colors. This...More

Thank Jai P
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went to the Sarah P. Duke Gardens last year but still have such fond memories of our visit there. The flowers were absolutely stunning and the volunteers at the Gift Shop were so friendly and welcoming. A highlight of our trip...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

while visiting durham you realize that there is not much to do there, but then you go to duke gardens and it makes the visit a little bit better because for me it is the best thing i did when i was in durham, parking...More

Thank Mustafa A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Flew to Durham from Florida for a weekend concert at DPAC and, except for the University, was basically not impressed with Durham...UNTIL we went to the Sarah Duke Gardens. It was October 1, an "in-between" time for many plants and flowers but this place is...More

Thank Saintaugiedoggie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The gardens are so relaxing. Even though you walk a lot it's still relaxes you. Their roses and perennials are beautiful. All the stone work is gorgeous. There are different trails to walk. Take your dog. Take a blanket and a picnic lunch.

Thank brb1611
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love to go the the gardens several times a year. There are always new thinks blooming and you can see some wildlife as well. Feeding the ducks is a great hit when my grandkids are along, but honestly I love going there alone to...More

Thank catalderman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't miss a walk through Duke Gardens while in Durham. Beautiful and peaceful place to walk and perfect for all ages, babies to seniors and in between. Take a picnic and blanket, or just sit and enjoy so many beautiful spots. A favorite.

Thank LID5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beauty in nature is a gift for all to enjoy. And like all gifts, Duke garden is free for all! Every time I visit this place, I can't but feel the presence of our maker! I have so many memories associated with this place that...More

Thank Partha R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited twice, in October and in May. Both times, the gardens were full and vibrant. Great for wandering around, and you can easily spend hours in each section. The sections themselves are diverse and vibrant, they also have year-round plants. Only thing to be wary...More

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Amy C
7 August 2018|
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Response from DukeGardens | Property representative |
Hello Amy - Please pardon our delay in replying. As others have noted, we have 2 parking lots inside our main entrance at 420 Anderson St. Parking is $1 per half hour from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. If you want to head straight to the... More
DogHouse D
21 July 2018|
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Response from MGracie2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, It is open everyday to dusk.
DogHouse D
21 July 2018|
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Response from Jodi P | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is, actually quite popular Seems dawn to dusk.