9 Beautiful Botanical Gardens in Pennsylvania!

Introducing Pennsylvania's botanical and arboretum wonders! From the blue-poppies of Longwood Gardens to the wildflowers of Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve, these lush landscapes are perfect for exploring and admiring nature's beauty.

Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA

Get lost in a magical display of flowers and blooms at Longwood Gardens. Admire the Meconopsis 'Lingholm' as they flower every year in March with blossoms averaging four inches in diameter. Rarely cultivated outside its native habitat in the Himalayan Mountains, you won't want to miss this one-time opportunity to see these rare blooms.

Hershey Gardens, Hershey, PA

Established in 1937, Hershey Gardens burst onto the horticultural landscape. The rose garden was expanded to 23 acres of botanical excellence with experiences and opportunities for all ages. From awe-inspiring collections to exciting wildlife experiences, you won't want to miss this garden's offerings.

Pittsburgh Botanic Garden, Pittsburgh, PA

Explore the 452 acres of natural bliss at the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden! Whether you're visiting for the day or an entire weekend, the expansive grounds are sure to dazzle and amuse you. With a variety of plant species, you're sure to find something to delight in.

Merion Botanical Park, Merion Station, PA

Discover the magical woodlands of Merion Botanical Park! This public park is dedicated to preserving natural tranquility and showcasing native plants. With its beautiful azaleas and rhododendrons, the park is truly a sight to behold.

The Arboretum at Penn State, State College, PA

Check out the immaculate gardens of The Arboretum at Penn State! This arboretum has been a part of the Penn State landscape since 1914. Recent renovations have made it one of the most picturesque outdoor spaces with a variety of gardens and lush plant life.

Jenkins Arboretum and Gardens, Devon, PA

Awesome azaleas, rhododendrons, and more await you at the Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens! This park dedicates its efforts to preserving natural beauty and promoting environmental horticulture. Take in the sights and sounds of nature with a peaceful stroll around the grounds.

Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA

Get in tune with nature with a visit to the Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College. Home to a variety of plants, this arboretum provides an experience unlike any other. Enjoy nature's views while learning more about the native plants.

Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve, New Hope, PA

Marvel at the 134 acres of lush wildflowers at Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve! As the only accredited botanical museum in the country dedicated to native plants, this preserve is a must-visit for anyone looking for natural beauty. With over 700 species of plants, you'll have plenty to admire!

Tyler Arboretum, Media, PA

An essential part of Pennsylvania's landscape since 1681, this plant paradise is something to behold! With its artfully manicured limbs and sculptural elements, this arboretum is a perfect outing. Visit and be amazed at the beauty of Tyler Arboretum and its preserved natural environment.

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