Alaska June 10, 2018
This Unique Rainforest Garden In Alaska Is The Stuff Of Dreams
One of the quiter spots in the capital city scene, Juneau Rainforest Garden is an ideal place to visit if you love plantlife. The beautiful gardens are well-maintained, lush and colorful. Visit spring, summer or fall for a peek into the world of the rainforest. The local flowers are abundant and the owners know everything there is to know about the plants to answer all your questions. Take a break and head to this peaceful garden for a stroll, a chat and a cup of tea surrounded by flowers.
Juneau Rainforest Garden
10445 Glacier Hwy
Juneau, AK 99801-8562
Juneau Rainforest Garden is an intimate private botanical garden with a scientific approach to flowers. Specializing in
displaying, identifying and discussing local native vegetation, the tours focus on the ethnobotany of the area.
Alaskan touches from moose antlers to Alaska Native carvings adorn the garden. This place is an oasis for flowers lovers and those who need a respite in a quiet place with plantlife.
Learn about the food, medicinal and cultural uses of plants that are native to Juneau on tours led by friendly and knowledgeable guides.
The verdant rainforest climate has blooming flowers from April to September. In the spring, delicate purple lupine pop up along the smooth trail.
Alaskan wild irises are a sturdy and plentiful flower, and they flourish in the high summer along the garden walkway with their deep indigo blooms.
This cache is a piece of classic Alaskan equipment where food is kept above the reach of predators. This and other premium photo opportunities pop up along the trail.
View some seasonal wildflowers including forget-me-nots (Alaska's State Flower), huge skunk cabbage, wild mushrooms, and Sitka spruce (Alaska's State Tree) while strolling along the 1000 foot rainforest path.
The gardens were created, and are owned and operated by a husband and wife team. They will answer all your questions about the flowers and guide the tours themselves.
After your walk, relax with a complimentary cup of tea in the 70-foot-long rainforest pavilion. Enjoy the botanical displays and chat with the owner about local flora.
Visit Juneau Rainforest Garden for a lovely afternoon relaxing in the natural world. Learn everything you want to know about wildflowers and plants of the area at this dreamy location.
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