The State Botanical Garden of Georgia

Botanical Garden, Garden, Sculpture
2450 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA 30605
(706) 542-6195
10:00am - 4:00pm
10:00am - 4:00pm
10:00am - 4:00pm
10:00am - 4:00pm
10:00am - 4:00pm
11:30am - 4:00pm


  • Opened in 1976, the garden composed of a number of smaller themed gardens, including The Fuqua Orchid Center, which is home to the largest collection of species orchids on permanent display in the US.
  • The Alice Hand Callaway Visitor Center & Conservatory contains a collection of tropical and semi-tropical plants, which provide gorgeous backdrops for concerts, lectures, and art exhibits.
  • Take a walk through the Rose Garden. It smells amazing!
  • Be sure to grab a snack or meal at Donderos' -the sesame noodles with chicken are the perfect reprieve after touring gardens- find a seat@small tables on conservatory "bridge" amidst the greenery!
  • This is a neat view out a window if the chapel where viola concert was held!
  • Make a day of it and bring the family, you'll be glad you did!
  • Amazing gardens. Always clean and maintained well.
  • My ex gf and I went here on our first date. I was a lil tipsy buy needless to say I made an ass out of myself but she ended up loving me anyway. And well, I am a charming mofo.
  • A nice visit. A nice place to walk and have a coffee.
  • Beautiful place!
  • Zumba on Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30. Great workout in a beautiful space surrounded by plants! :)
  • Walk one of the many trails and take a camera with you!
  • Yummy lunch after the show!
  • This place is freaking awesome sauce
  • This place is always beautiful!!! No matter the time of year or occasion!
  • a don't-miss attraction!
  • If you love nature you'll love our solar panels! Visit to see installs in your area.
  • Grea place to take the kids on an adventure! They learn without even realizing it!
  • Just follow the rainbow!
  • Beautiful gardens, definitely try to check out the greenhouse. Also a great place to relax or study.

Nearby places

Athens, GA 30606
1427 S Lumpkin St
298 Gran Ellen Dr.