Sarah P. Duke Gardens

Garden, Park
426 Anderson St (at Campus Dr)
Durham, NC 27705


  • Experience the beautiful 55-acre Sarah P. Duke Gardens.
  • Love the gift shop!
  • Amazing place to go on a picnic or for a walk. Absolutely beautiful.
  • Bring a blanket and food for a nice picnic on the big lawn. Also bring balls for the kids!
  • Watch the sunset at the park, amazing!
  • 1st Big Weekend - Sept 1 - Come see "Happy Feet" 7:30-9:30.
  • You don't have to pay for parking after 5 pm
  • In case you've forgotten... this is one of the graduation requirements.
  • Head down to the koi pond
  • Duke Reunions 2012 - Visit the Duke Gardens to remember sunny days spent on the lawn with friends.
  • Great place for a lunch date!
  • Great place for an inexpensive date, year round!
  • Park in the bottom lot to the far right. Take the shortcut to the large pond
  • Complete a Graduation Requirement
  • Lovely garden. Arrive early. Small parking lot. And $2 an hour.
  • If you are in the area and love plants this is a must see.
  • Gorgeous, if not a bit toooo manicured
  • I love the smell of flowers there
  • It's a great place to go for a late afternoon walk. Lots of great views.
  • It's my favorite outdoor park/gardens in Durham but a big beware to local photographers, Duke Garden wants your money even if you're not doing paid work so be careful and be sneaky when shooting.

Nearby places

2001 Campus Dr (at Anderson St.)
726 Rigsbee Ave (at W Geer St)
6910 Fayetteville Rd (at I-40 Exit 276)