Birmingham Botanical Gardens, 2612 Lane Park Rd., comprises nearly 68 acres of flowers, trees and shrubs. More than 230 species of birds can be observed. The grounds also contain a conservatory and a Japanese garden as well as 27 landscaped gardens and plant collections. A horticultural lending library contains gardening books, magazines, CDs and DVDs.
Picnicking is permitted in designated locations. Pets are not permitted.