Alaska Botanical Garden

4601 Campbell Airstrip Rd.
Anchorage, AK 99520- Map It
Phone: (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. Northern latitude 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 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: Enter the garden through a pedestrian gate in the tall moose fence. Though the garden is open in winter, it is often snow-covered. Guided tours are available.
Admission May-Sept. $12; $10 (ages 5-18, senior citizens and students and military with ID). Admission rest of year $7; $5 (ages 5-18).
Hours: Daily dawn-dusk. Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.