Alaska Botanical Garden

4601 Campbell Airstrip Rd.
Anchorage, AK 99520- Map It
(907) 770-3692

AAA Editor Notes

Alaska Botanical Garden is 3 mi. e. of New Seward Hwy. on Tudor Rd., then just s. to 4601 Campbell Airstrip Rd. Arctic horticulture is showcased in a 110-acre birch and spruce woodland replete with more than 1,100 varieties of perennials, 150 species of native Alaskan plants as well as herb and alpine rock gardens. The garden includes a wildflower walk, a 1-mile interpretive nature trail and a creek where salmon spawn in the summer. The peak blooming season commences in late May and culminates in mid-September, occasionally lasting into October. Note: Though the garden is open in winter, it is often snow-covered. Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.
Admission mid-May to mid-Sept. $10; $8 (ages 3-18, senior citizens, students and military with ID). Admission rest of year $5; $3 (ages 3-18).
Hours: Daily dawn-dusk.