Zilker Botanical Garden
Austin Area Garden Center
2220 Barton Springs Rd, Austin TX 78746 - 512-477-8672
Welcome to The Zilker Botanical Garden!

Zilker Botanical Garden — located on 26 fenced acres in Austin, Texas has often been called “the jewel in the heart of Austin”. Theme gardens such as the Rose, Herb and Japanese gardens are interconnected with streams, waterfalls and Koi-filled ponds, while the Hartman Prehistoric Garden recreates a Cretaceous dinosaur habitat.

This garden is a unique collaboration between The City of Austin Parks & Recreation Department (PARD), The Zilker Botanical Garden Conservancy (ZGBC), and the Austin Area Garden Council (AAGC). The garden is open to the public most days year-round and is enjoyed by over 125,000 visitors each year, including thousands of school children from Austin and the surrounding communities.


Garden Hours
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Last entry at 5:30pm
Admission, cash or check,is:
$1 for children (ages 3-12)
$2 for adults, Austin resident (ages 13-61)
$3 for adults, non-resident (ages 13-61)
$1 for seniors (age 62 & over)
Please review our visitor guidelines
especially if you are planning a photo session.
ZBG Virtual Tours
Want to Volunteer?

Programming or Events
Christopher Sanchez
Chris.Sanchez@austintexas.gov
Phone (512) 477-8672 xt.13

Horticulture Staff
Merrideth Jiles
Merrideth.Jiles@austintexas.gov
Phone (512) 974-2084


Weeding Wednesday
Weekly 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Volunteer every Wednesday of the month.
Contact Merrideth Jiles
Latest Events
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April 24th
First Austin African Violet Society's Monthly Meeting - "Potting Up Those Babies!" (Hands On Workshop)

May 2nd
Austin Daylily Society's Monthly Meeting - "Bulbs in Central Texas & Daylily Grooming" with Agara La Rue and Jennifer Renner

May 13th
2019 Woodland Faerie Trail Registration ends

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