The 37.5-acre garden area on the west side of scenic Lake Shawnee features a panoramic view of the lake and spectacular plantings in a beautiful and tranquil setting with meandering paths and seating areas. The garden has been dubbed "world class" by visitors. The garden features 1,200 varieties of perennials, 300 varieties of annuals, roses, trees and shrubs. The gazebo, pergola and pagoda are popular wedding and reception venues. The garden features water and rock gardens, paved walking trails and an ADA Accessible deck, an arboretum and the Dick and Dotty Hanger Nature Preserve. In April, the garden boasts more than 60,000 multi-colored tulips, daffodils and hyacinths, and flowering trees during Tulip Time which draws visitors from multiple states and countries.
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