The West Virginia Botanic Garden offers several educational programs, ranging from summer camps, school programs, monthly family walks, and group tours. Five Summer Nature Camps are run throughout the year that focuses on learning about and exploring nature and cover topics such as nature conservation, trees and flowers, insects and birds, and mammals. Campers learn about leadership, stewardship, and teamwork. The Garden also offers school programs for students in grades pre-K through fourth grade that are designed to provide fun, engaging, and meaningful outdoor experiences. Social and recreational Monthly Family Walks are held the second Friday of each month and include nature education and exploration opportunities for children and their families.
The West Virginia Botanic Garden is located at 1061 Tyrone Road in Morgantown and is open to the public daily and year-round. Admission is free, and parking is available on Fridays from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm.
Bicycles, motorized vehicles, horses, fishing, hunting, and camping are not allowed in the garden, and there are signposts throughout the arboretum that detail the fauna and flora that reside within the park. Group tours of the garden are available for an additional fee and focus on different topics such as the gardens, wildflowers, insects, trees, amphibians, pollination and nature in general.
Back to: Morgantown, WV
Address: 1061 Tyrone Road, Morgantown, WV 26508, website, Phone: 304-322-2093 Morgantown, WV Points of Interest: West Virginia Botanic Garden - Photo: West Virginia Botanic Garden