Zilker Botanical Garden
Zilker Botanical Gardens Entrance

The Zilker Botanical Garden (31 acres; 125,000 m²) is a botanical garden of varied topography located on the south bank of the Colorado River at 2220 Barton Springs Road, near downtown Austin, Texas, United States.

The Botanical Garden was established as a non-profit organization in 1955, and is the centerpiece of Zilker Park. It features several independently maintained gardens, each of a particular focus:

  • City of Austin's Green Garden
  • Cactus and Succulent Garden
  • Hartman Prehistoric Garden
  • Herb and Fragrance Garden
  • Isamu Taniguchi Oriental Garden
  • Mabel Davis Rose Garden
  • Doug Blachly Butterfly Trail and Garden
  • Pioneer Village

Gallery

See also

External links

Coordinates: 30°16?08?N 97°46?17?W / 30.26890°N 97.77140°W / 30.26890; -97.77140


  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.


Zilker_Botanical_Garden



 


US Cities - Things to Do