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Anchorage Sights

Alaska Botanical Garden

  • 4601 Campbell Airstrip Rd. Map It
  • East Anchorage
  • Garden/Arboretum

Updated 08/19/2014

Fodor's Review

The garden showcases perennials hardy enough to make it in South Central Alaska in several large display gardens, a pergola-enclosed herb garden, and a rock garden amid 110 acres of mixed boreal forest. There's a 1-mile nature trail loop to Campbell Creek, with views of the Chugach Range and a wildflower trail between the display gardens. Interpretive signs guide visitors and identify plants along the trail. Children can explore the garden with an activity-filled duffel bag. Docent tours are available at 1 pm daily and some evenings June through mid-September; large groups should call ahead to schedule tours. The gift shop and retail nursery are open daily late May to mid-September.

Sight Information

Address:

4601 Campbell Airstrip Rd., off Tudor Rd. (park at Benny Benson School),, Anchorage, Alaska, 99507, United States

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Phone:

907-770–3692

Website: www.alaskabg.org

Sight Details:

  • $7
  • Daily during daylight hrs

Updated 08/19/2014

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