Zilker Botanical Garden

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The Zilker Botanical Garden (31 acres; 125,000 m²) is a botanical garden of varied topography located on the south bank of the Colorado River at 2220 Barton Springs Road, near downtown Austin, Texas, USA.

The Botanical Garden was established as a non-profit organization in 1955, and is the centerpiece of Zilker Park. It features several independently maintained gardens, each of a particular focus:

  • City of Austin's Green Garden
  • Cactus and Succulent Garden
  • Hartman Prehistoric Garden
  • Herb and Fragrance Garden
  • Isamu TaniguchiI Oriental Garden
  • Mabel Davis Rose Garden
  • Doug Blachly Butterfly Trail and Garden
  • Pioneer Village


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Coordinates: 30°16′08″N 97°46′17″W / 30.26890°N 97.77140°W / 30.26890; -97.77140