Just off the Tyrone Road in the Cheat Lake area is the WV Botanic Gardens. We've driven past this place for many years, but decided to go for a walk this weekend and my wife chose the Gardens.
The road in is gravel, but very...更多
Other reviews got it mostly right. This is a very young botanical garden in many respects. They've got the land and already have very nice trails (well-marked) both around the wetland but also back more in the woods towards the stream. Lots of pesky bugs,...更多
I volunteer at the gardens to keep the flowers and beds weed free and beautiful. The gardens has a lot of history related to it. It was a natural reservoir that provided Morgantown and Westover, WV with their water supply. in the mid 1970s, the...更多
The website made it seem like it was a botanical garden. Yes, eventually it will be one but they are still developing the plans for the construction. So pretty much it is swamp land with trails/boardwalk cut through it. It was a nice walk on...更多
Over the years, I have seen a lot of improvements with the walkways and trails. They also recently finished a building and have plans to develop the site further with other areas for public use. They are also very busy with organizing various educational walks,...更多
Great place to go for a stroll, the trails are convenient and pretty easy. There are also trails through the woods. They are all marked and you can go hard or just meander.
They are adding new things all the time, which makes it more...更多
Our dog loves his walks along the trails of the WVBG! Don't expect it to be a pristine botanical garden with meticulously-tended beds and guides to direct you. Get a map and explore, there are so many different types of trails and gardens. We were...更多
Some of the pictures on the website made it seem much more like a botanical garden than it is. Yes, there are some pretty spots but for the most part, it is swamp land with trails/boardwalk cut through it. If you park outside the gate...更多