Parks and Gardens


Airlie Gardens

Gardens of the coastal south featuring 67 acres of walking paths, formal gardens, seasonal blooms, mighty live oaks, historic structures, and contemporary sculpture.

300 Airlie Road Wilming...

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Arboretum at the New Hanover County Cooperative

The Arboretum encompasses seven acres of gardens and plantings dedicated to demonstrating the best plant species for southeastern North Carolina landscapes, proper horticultural techniques, aesthet...

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Brookgreen Gardens

Everyday, Brookgreen offers a selection of tours, programs, and exhibits for all ages. You may stroll through the gardens on a guided tour or explore these beautiful spaces on your own. Each season...

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Myrtle Beach State Park

Along Grand Strand coastline, Myrtle Beach State Park sits nestled among oceanfront maritime forest. A quiet, and surprisingly green, escape from the otherwise bustling beach, the park provides edu...

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Oak Island Nature Center

The Nature Center is nestled between tall native pines, oak trees, and a beautiful salt marsh eco system.

52 NS St NE Oak Island, NC 910.278.5518

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Poplar Grove Historic Plantation

Spend time exploring one of the last remaining plantation complexes in North Carolina. Poplar Grove, formerly a sweet potato and peanut plantation, was in the Foy family for six generations, from 1...

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