Gainesville Location

Explore the Garden in Gainesville!

April - October
Tuesday – Sunday
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

November - March
Tuesday - Sunday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Closed Mondays and on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.


Adult $8
Child 3-12 $5
Child under 3 Free
Garden Member Free

1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, Georgia 30501

The entrance is located on Cleveland Highway a 1/4 mile north of Limestone Parkway on what was formerly Lakehill Drive.

Please refer to the map below. GPS navigation and map applications have not updated their systems with the new address.


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Spring Plant Sale

The Gainesville Garden will feature rare, unusual and hard to find woodland perennials, as well as many for the sunny border. Woody shrubs and trees including big leaf Magnolia, Oakleaf Hydrangeas and the hard to find evergreen Dogwood will also be highlighted.

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Spring Woodland Ramble

On April 21, enjoy the delightful spring air of the woodlands and browse a selection of arts & crafts created by local artisans at the Woodland Ramble Arts & Crafts Market.

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Adult Classes

Adult classes are available in Gainesville. Learn about Tai Chi, painting, propagation, and more!

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Family Programs

The Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville offers a great variety of fun and educational programs.

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Private Rentals

The Gainesville location offers a variety of options for private rentals. Say “I do” under a cathedral of trees with woodland blooms or host a party inside the striking event space overlooking a terrace pond.

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About Gainesville

The Gainesville location is a new destination for connecting with beauty and the natural world. Complete with a visitor center, outdoor gardens, a model train garden and an amphitheater, it is a cultural center for the community hosting exciting exhibitions, events, and educational programs.

The nationally recognized collections expand the horticultural palette of Atlanta Botanical Garden. The Garden has already developed a sophisticated horticultural operation and the largest conservation nursery in the Southeast on the property. Endangered plants are propagated on the site for the conservation program.

Smithgall Woodland Legacy

Located on land donated by Charles and Lessie Smithgall, the Garden is destined to be one of the largest and most diverse woodland gardens in the country. Ground was broken in April 2013 on the first phase.