Stop and smell the roses, Buffalo! Take some time to stroll through local gardens and stop to smell the flowers. Whether you’re interested in different types of flowers and greenery, or just want a place to be outside and picnic, there are plenty of great options around Buffalo and Western New York. These indoor and outdoor gardens are sure to bring you peace any time you visit.
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1. Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens
2655 South Park Ave, Buffalo, NY 14218/ (716) 827-1584 / Website
There are admission fees for taking a tour through the Botanical Garden, so click here to secure your spot!
125 Jewett Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14214 / (716) 856-3858 / Website
There are different options for tours inside of the property. Click here to check out the different admission prices. But visiting the gardens at the Martin House are free of charge and bloom all year long!
1 Museum Ct, Buffalo, NY 14216 / (716) 873-9644 / Website
Located behind the Buffalo History Museum, the Japanese Garden sits on a serene lake surrounded by ongoing gardens. Plus, there is no fee to enter, so just enjoy the scenery.
4. People’s Park
2435 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214 / Facebook
There’s no admission for this local garden! This is a community garden where many people come together to make it a better place. Join in on the fun and gardening.
199 Lincoln Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14222 / (716) 886-0088
There is no admission fee to check out The Rose Garden. In fact, it’s a great place to have an afternoon or evening picnic.
6. Front Park
Porter Ave. & Busti Ave., Buffalo, NY 14213 / (716) 838-1249
Take a stroll through to see plenty of different flower beds located at Front Park. There is also the option of a self guided mobile tour of Olmsted’s West Side presented by Rich Products.