5 Beautiful Botanical Gardens in West Virginia!

Explore West Virginia in all its splendor and explore the top five botanical gardens and arboretums in the state. Whether you are looking to enjoy a peaceful stroll, study the flora and fauna, or take in the majestic beauty of nature, West Virginia has something for everyone.

West Virginia Botanic Garden, Morgantown, WV

Discover the magical beauty of the West Virginia Botanic Garden at Tibbs Run Preserve. Meander down winding trails, take in the sights of the vibrant meadow, or simply sit and admire the glistening pond. This wonderful community resource displays the wonders of nature in all its glory.

Core Arboretum, Morgantown, WV

For those seeking educational opportunities, Core Arboretum offers a wealth of resources and knowledge. This outdoor facility is dedicated to supporting the research, teaching, and service efforts of West Virginia University, while also providing leisure and pedestrian connections for the Morgantown public.

Cranberry Glades Botanical Area, Hillsboro, WV

Venture to the Cranberry Glades Botanical Area and be amazed by the largest area of bogs in West Virginia, teeming with unusual flora and fauna. From carnivorous plants to peat-laden ground, visitors can expect to be enthralled by this unique wetland ecosystem.

Ritter Park Rose Garden, Huntington, WV

For a tranquil experience, make your way to Ritter Park and enjoy a peaceful walk amidst historic trails and furry little squirrels. Take some time to admire the colorful rose gardens, indulge in the serenity of the scenery, and bask in the beauty of nature.

Oglebay Park Bissonnette Garden, Wheeling, WV

Finally, the Oglebay Park Bissonnette Garden provides a stately and inviting environment. This public garden display features more than 30 flower beds, a plethora of hanging baskets, and multiple fountains, all accented by landscape lighting and water features. Take a romantic hike along the red brick path and marvel at the magnificence of this idyllic paradise.

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Forest Service Road, Hillsboro, WV
About Us:The 750 acre Cranberry Glades Botanical Area is close to Hillsboro and boasts the largest collection of bogs in West Virginia. Bogs are ac... Read More
junction of Route 150 and Route 39 & 55, Elkins, WV
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1345 Eighth Street, Huntington, WV
About Us:The Ritter Park Rose Garden has been voted one of the country's best rose gardens numerous times and features over 3000 roses.  Each ... Read More
Monongahela Boulevard, Morgantown, WV
About Us:The 91-acre Core Arboretum is mostly old-growth forest on steep hillside and Monongahela River flood plain. 3.5 miles of trails provide ac... Read More
1061 Tyrone Road, Morgantown, WV
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722 Waddington Road, Wheeling, WV
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1330 Oglebay Dr, Wheeling, WV
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