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Visitor Info

Garden Hours

April through September
Monday-Saturday ......
9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday..................... 9:00 am – dusk
Sunday....................... 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

October through March

Monday-Saturday ......
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday....................... 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Hours subject to change.

Please note that the Nature Center/Butterfly House is open May through September.

Holiday Schedule

  • Thanksgiving Day (Garden closed) *
  • Christmas Eve (Garden closes at 2 pm) *
  • Christmas Day (Garden closed) *
  • New Year’s Eve (Garden closes at 2 pm) *
  • New Year's day (Garden closed)
* Galaxy of Lights will be open each night as usual those dates.

Garden of Eat’n will be closed December 24-January 1.

Special Needs

Wheelchairs and strollers are available through the Visitor Center. For visitors with limited mobility, a shuttle is usually available April through October. For reservations, call
256-830-4447 ext. 221.

For Your Safety and Pleasure

  • Allow at least an hour to enjoy the Garden.
  • You are welcome to walk on the grass but please do not climb garden structures or trees.
  • Public restrooms are located in the Linda J. Smith Visitor Center, Nichols Arbor, Anderson Education Center and at the south end of the Mathews Nature Trail.
  • Vending machines are located on the Mark and Linda Smith patio (behind the Linda J. Smith Visitor Center), at the south end of the Mathews Nature Trail and the Anderson Education Center.
  • Ponds are for reflection only.
  • Please refrain from smoking.
  • Pets (except during designated times), jogging, skating and bicycles are not permitted.
  • In the event of threatening weather, Garden staff will direct you to shelter.
  • Our flowers are happy here, please don’t take them home.
  • Trash cans and recycle bins are located throughout the Garden. Please recycle when possible.

Huntsville Botanical Garden
4747 Bob Wallace Avenue
Huntsville, AL 35805

Take I-565 exit #15 onto Bob Wallace Av. The Garden is east about one-half mile on the right side of the road.

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