State Botanical Garden of Georgia

North Georgia

Truly gorgeous, with winding outdoor paths and a sociohistorical edge, Athens' gardens are a gift for a city of this size. Signs provide smart context for its amazing collection of plants, which includes rare and threatened species. There are nearly 5 miles of top-notch woodland walking trails too.

The visitor center, cafe and gift shop are closed on Mondays but the grounds are open.

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