Sunday, April 7, 2013

Garvan Woodland Gardens


Garvan Woodland Gardens is located about six miles from Hot Springs National Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas.  The garden was started by Verna Cook Garvan in the 1920s.  After her death, she left the garden to the Department of Landscape Architecture of the University of Arkansas.


The gardens are simply breathtaking.  They cover 210 acres and contain waterfalls, picturesque bridges, gorgeous overlooks, and a Japanese garden.  It's a perfect place for nature lovers.


The gardens are open February through November from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM and in December from noon to 9:00 PM.  Admission is $10.00 per adult and $5.00 per child.



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    1. There are quite a few of these lovely bridges here.

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  2. That place looks beautiful! I love places like that.

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    1. I really enjoy roaming around places like this!

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  3. oh wow, it looks so beautiful (I especially love bridges). I'd love to visit one day.

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    1. Definitely put it on your list if you find yourself in that state.

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  4. beautiful. I'm sending your URL to my BFF who is an avid gardener. Nice to meet you!

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  5. Beautiful! I love waterfalls and rocky bluffs. My SIL has a house that backs up to a bluff, and they have water piped to the top that they can turn on to trickle into a stream at the bottom. Seems like living in a park like this one pictured!
    tm

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    1. What a nice set up for your son-in-law!

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  6. What a beautiful garden. I love the waterfall. Public gardens are one of the great gifts in any community.

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  7. The Gardens sound lovely, there are so many places on your blog that I would love to visit!, strolling around from the A-Z train, have a blessed week.

    Amanda - Realityarts-Creativity
    Art Blog

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    1. Thanks for visiting. Have a wonderful week, too!

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