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A Fall Day at The Fort Worth Botanic Gardens : A Photo Essay

A Fall Day at The Fort Worth Botanic Gardens : A Photo Essay

Located near the Fort Worth Zoo and Trinity Park in the Cultural District, the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens is a beautiful place to spend the day outdoors. The largest botanical gardens in the state of Texas, it boasts 2,500 species of native and exotic plants and 23 specialty gardens. There’s lots of room to run and experience nature for the kids, and you will want to stay awhile! Pack a picnic lunch, water and a blanket.

Claire next to the fall pumpkins at the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens

Claire next to the fall pumpkins at the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens

Animal footprints and leafprints Fort Worth Botanic Gardens

Animal footprints and leafprints are in the cement of the walking path

Lots of fun nature play to be had!

Fort Worth Botanic Gardens Texas Native Forest Boardwalk

The Texas Native Forest Boardwalk

The boardwalk is full of interactive educational playthings

Republic of Texas Rose Garden in Fort Worth Botanic Gardens

The Republic of Texas Rose Garden

Sundial in Rose Garden

Claire next to the Rose Garden’s Sundial

Fort Worth Botanic Gardens Lion

Lion waterspout, turned off for winter perhaps

Pergola in Rose Garden

Where we had lunch on the ground, under the shade of the pergola.

Weeping Tree next to pond

Claire under a weeping tree next to the pond in the gardens

 

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