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Georgeson Botanical Garden

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Georgeson Botanical Garden

large area, plenty of flowers in bloom, we like various kinds and colors. very interesting layout... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Big Lake, Alaska
Beautiful Flowers!

Lovely small garden with a nice variety of Alaskan flowers, shrubbery and some trees. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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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...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

large area, plenty of flowers in bloom, we like various kinds and colors. very interesting layout. Alaska grows many kinds of flowers in three seasons, but especially in summer when the long days encourage hyper growth

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Reviewed 13 September 2018

Lovely small garden with a nice variety of Alaskan flowers, shrubbery and some trees. Beautiful color and flowers even in the 2nd week of September. Definitely recommend for a casual walk.

Thank lucy19902015
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Part of the University of Alaska, this garden is fantastic! They have have a Children's garden as well as flower and vegetable gardens. Interesting plant dye garden with what flowers create what colors. Suggested donations.

Thank B172VJtarah
Reviewed 1 September 2018

The gardens were beautiful. They are very well cared for and have a lovely area for children. If I were to visit again I would bring a book and spend more time there.

Thank NiamhyDublin
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

The Garden is located in UAF camps. It is totally free to enter and easy to parking. It is one of most beautiful botanical garden I have been to. Beautiful!

Thank Fei L
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Lots of great flowers & veggies to view also Reindeer. Casual visit. We would highly recommend this garden.

Thank Kim Y
Reviewed 25 July 2018

The flowers were beautiful and a couple of hidden statues were found on our adventure. This was one the most beautiful botanical gardens I have been to in a long time. I recommend to everyone even if you have small children. Cute hedge mazes.

Thank jennifersX1406MX
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Beautiful place to walk during the summer, or just sit and admire the flowers. Flowers are everywhere and kids can have fun running around. It is a safe environment.

Thank Flor B
Reviewed 19 July 2018

This garden, on the UAF camps is a nice blend of research activities formal gardens and creative student projects. It is free, small and a wonderful respite from the other attractions in the area.

Thank mike t
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Spend an hour or so here and take in the vignettes of flowers and the scented air. We were there the second week of July 2018 and had perfect weather, sunny and warm. The peonies were amazing. So many different cultivars were represented here. A...More

Thank Saffron R
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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.