Often spoken of as "the crown jewel of Duke University," Duke Gardens occupies 55 acres in the heart of west campus. Renowned both for landscape design and the quality of horticulture, Duke Gardens attracts more than 300,000 visitors from all over the world each year.
Take a walk, have a picnic, and enjoy manicured nature. The discovery garden had chickens, veggies, coffee, and peppers growing.
The Sarah P Duke gardens is a large area just outside the Duke Campus with so much to see. You can walk anywhere and see beautiful plants, ponds, etc. We bring a lunch, find a nice spot and have a picnic while our kids explore. There are only a few bathrooms and there is duck food available at the…
Great place to relax, and to tie into a visit to the Duke University Campus and downtown Durham. About 30 minute drive.