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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) and at the south end of the Mathews Nature Trail.
  • 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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