National Parks / Natural World

Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center Orange

Where is it at?

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Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center
2111 West Park Avenue
Orange
TX
77630
Tel: 409 670 9113

Directions

The pedestrian entrance is located directly in front of 20th street to the left down from the vehicular entrance gate into Shangri La.

Where are we going today?

Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center

Greenhouses, demonstration gardens and themed open air 'rooms' are spread lushly around the 252 acres with over 300 plant species on show.

Kids can enjoy the Sensory, Vegetable, Bird and Butterfly Gardens which are designed just for them plus spot the sculptures as they move around the attraction.

The Nature Discovery Center offers a laboratory and some hands on learning experiences.

The Discovery Theatre and Exhibit Hall in the Orientation Center help lend a more formally educational element.

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How much does it cost?

  • Adults$10
  • Children$2 to $8
  • Free Under: 3 years.
LAST UPDATED 2013

When can we go?

Open Tuesday to Saturday 9am to 5pm. NOTE: Ticket window closes at 4pm. Closed Sunday and Monday.

Teachers corner

Schools have three main options: a Naturalist-Guided School Program, an Explorer Program (self-guided), and an Outreach Program..

I'm Hungry!

The Star and Crescent Moon Cafe welcomes families..

Need a little extra help?

There is a restricted parking area located just inside the main gate of Shangri La at 2111 West Park Avenue for vehicles with proper handicap designation..

Can I get one of those?

Garden store available..

What people are saying?

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    Absolutely beautiful. Been a few times during different times of year. This place is at its best in Spring.

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    Don't miss this place! It is beautiful! both romantic in the back corners and great for kids near the entry!

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    Beautiful gardens, plenty of shade, tons of animals, and it's so quiet even though the grounds are along the main street with a constant flow of traffic.

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    Love Shangri La! Beautiful gardens, different activities & events throughout the year. 1st rate botanical garden!

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