Botanical Gardens Athens Georgia
Location and Parking
2450 S. Milledge Ave., Athens, GA 30605
The State Botanical Garden of Georgia at the University of Georgia is located approximately 70 miles east of Atlanta and is a short drive from downtown Athens.
Admission and parking at the garden is free. If you enjoy the garden, we ask that you please consider making a small donation at the visitor’s desk or learning about other ways you can support the garden
HoursGrounds (Display Gardens and Nature Trails) Mon Tue - Fri Sat Sun 8 am - 8 pm 8 am - 8 pm 8 am - 8 pm 8 am - 8 pm Visitor Center Mon Tue - Fri Sat Sun Closed 9 am - 4:30 pm 9 am - 4:30 pm 11:30 am - 4:30 pm Cafe Botanica Mon Tue - Fri Sat Sun Closed 10 am - 2:30 pm 10 am - 3 pm 11:30 am - 3 pm Gift Shop Mon Tue - Fri Sat Sun Closed 10 am - 4 pm 10 am - 4 pm 12 pm - 4 pm
UGA Bus Route
The garden is on the Riverbend and South Milledge UGA bus route. Common destinations include Aderhold, Ag Hill, Ag Tech, and the South Milledge Greenhouses. Please inform your driver that you would like to visit the garden. The route operates Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. – 6:20 p.m.