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Georgeson Botanical Garden

117 W Tanana Dr, Fairbanks, AK 99775-0001
+1 907-474-7222
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Nice place to spend some time out side with family.

Nice place to take a stroll. We spent about two hours her just strolling through the gardens and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tony O
Pleasant View, Tennessee
Beautiful gardens!

During the summer months in Fairbanks, the Botanical Gardens host many events! One of my favorites... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fairbanks, Alaska
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Discover the diversity of native and introduced plants growing under the Midnight sun. Observe Alaska's world famous giant cabbages. Visit our developing children's garden. Observe wildlife, birds, plants and insects that live in Alaska's great interior. Season is June 1 through Labor Day, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. Admission is $5 per person, children 6 and under free. The Georgeson Botanical Garden is located at the Agricultural & Forestry Experiment Station (AFES) farm west of the main UAF campus.
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117 W Tanana Dr, Fairbanks, AK 99775-0001
+1 907-474-7222
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice place to take a stroll. We spent about two hours her just strolling through the gardens and enjoying the view and our time outside in a quaint setting visiting with each other.

Thank Tony O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During the summer months in Fairbanks, the Botanical Gardens host many events! One of my favorites is Music in the Garden! Free live music, food to purchase. You can bring your own picnic, and then wander around the gardens! Go when the peonies are in...More

Thank DeEtte66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a simple, low-impact stop for us. We wanted to look at the colossal vegetables and got a view of some impressive, huge cabbages which made for some good photos. It was like they were out of a B-grade sci-fi film, "attack of the...More

Thank 425monicat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After hearing all about the giant veg from the long summer day light in Alaska it was great to actually see some of the giant cabbages growing. A nicely laid out, relatively small botanic garden so very easy to stroll around. Really interesting to see...More

Thank purplemyrtles
Reviewed 4 August 2017

If find a stroll through the gardening relaxing or are a botanist at heart, this is the place for you. The flowers and plants are huge due to the 24 hours of daylight Fairbanks receives during the summer. A beautiful learning experience or great place...More

Thank angelamH4771AE
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This was a beautiful place to visit - no tour guide so we went twice when we could squeeze it into other touring. Good signage, gorgeous plantings. The size of the cabbage floored us!

Thank QueenOfTheWater
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This is a fantastic spot to see the beauty of Fairbanks. The views of the valley are stunning, and on a clear day, you can see all the way to Denali. The grounds themselves are well-maintained and covered in a wide variety of gorgeous plants...More

Thank robert s
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Really enjoyed the opportunity to see the large display of many variety of flowers and plants grown in Alaska at this beautiful outdoor garden!! The walking paths are so nice with bridges and even a small waterfall. Even saw some small Alaskan wildlife in the...More

Thank MaryAnn S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a nice stop to a busy day. It's a good place for a picnic, or just to stretch your legs and get outside a little. Great variety of flowers, plants and trees that are hard to find all in one place any where...More

Thank rebeccamI2594FI
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We wandered through the gardens at ~7 pm on a Wednesday evening. A live band was entertaining visitors. The garden features plants that can be grown in Alaska. I was amazed at the variety. The garden has benches placed throughout where one can rest and...More

Thank Charles Brian G
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Sheri B
29 May 2017|
Response from db43N | Reviewed this property |
Princess Lodge does have vans - I would ask if they could drop you off at Georgeson. But you may need to call a cab; it's between 4 and 5 miles.