: 4601 Campbell Airstrip Road (off Tudor Road),
, AK 99520 (907)770-3692.
Georgeson Botanical Garden
average annual temperature of 35.7 degrees Fahrenheit has not chilled the
enthusiasm of the creators of this 11 acre garden including 480 species of
plants, 92 of which are native. A perennial garden, an herb garden, a rock
garden and a wildflower trail all grace this site. Future plans include a
rose garden, children’s garden, rock garden and more nature trails.
117 West Tanana Drive, Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, University of Alaska Fairbanks,
, AK 99775 (907)474-1944.
Gardens Rainforest Adventure
- The Georgeson Botanical Garden conducts a research program developing and testing plants in the subarctic North. The Gardens on the
site include a Children's Garden, an herb garden, shade and water gardens,perennial and ornamental test gardens, demonstration and cutting gardens, a
spring color and low maintenance garden, a native plant garden, a
demonstration windbreak and a boreal forest nature trail. A memorial garden
is under construction.
: 7600 Glacier Highway,
, AK 99801
- Starting as a stream reclamation project in 1994, Glacier Gardens is a uniquely
designed botanical garden nestled in the midst of the mighty Tongass National
Rainforest that attracts visitors from throughout the world. Guided tours escort
guests through landscaped botanical gardens featuring Upside Down Flower
Towers and into an untouched Alaskan rainforest wonderland.