Anthony Chapel Complex:This garden provides a breathtaking area for weddings and private events. It features a bride’s hall, groom’s quarters, a meditation garden, a celebration garden, and the chapel. The chapel is made of soft wooden planks and is completely open within the landscaped gardens. It truly looks as if it grew straight out of the forest itself – it is a magical location to say, “I do”.
Dierks Promenade:This area serves as a transition from the Welcome Center into the Great Lawn and Gardens. It is a quiet, spacious, and peaceful area that would be perfect for picnicking with friends or meeting up to start your journey through the gardens.
Ellen Edmondson Great Lawn: The Great Lawn is more than 10,000 square feet of lush, green grass surrounded by colorful flowers and shady trees. This is known as one of the most colorful places in the entirety of Garvan Woodland Gardens!
Evans Children’s Adventure Garden: This garden is 1.5 acres of play area just for the younger members of the family to explore and enjoy! There are tons of interactive garden rocks, a 12-foot waterfall, trees to climb, and a cave complete with fossils!
Garden of the Pine Wind:This garden is approximately 4 acres of majestic rocks and flowing streams covered in colorful ornamental plants from all over Asia.
Bridge of the Full Moon:This 11-foot rustic stone bridge is considered the main focal point of the Garvan Woodland Gardens. It is named after Joy Manning Scott and her generous donation to the Gardens which allowed for the building of the bridge.
Sugg Model Train Garden:This garden features a large variety of operational model trains chugging happily throughout almost 400 feet of track. Train enthusiasts of all ages will sure to be delighted!