Events

OCT 27

Homeschool Day Hikes (Wednesday afternoons)

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

S.C. Botanical Garden, Meet at front parking lot

OCT 28

Homeschool Day Hikes (Thursday mornings)

10:00 am to 11:00 am

S.C. Botanical Garden, Meet at front parking lot

NOV 1

Garden Sprouts 

10:00 am to 11:00 am

S.C. Botanical Garden: Porch of Nature Learning Center

NOV 3

Stroller Struts: Forest Frolic

10:00 am to 11:00 am

S.C. Botanical Garden; Meet at Garden Amphitheater

NOV 4

SCNP Certificate Core Class: Rain Gardens

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

S.C. Botanical Garden, Hayden Conference Center

All Events...

Our Visitor’s Center and the Bob Campbell Geology Museum are now open!

Hanover House is closed until further notice.

Please bring your own water bottles. Bottle filler stations are available at the restroom building nearest to the front gates and outside of the Hayden Conference Center on the lower level. Water fountains are not available at this time.

Additional information and updates on Clemson University’s COVID-19 response and policy can be found at clemson.edu/coronavirus. If you need emergency assistance during your visit, please call the Clemson University Police Department at: 864-656-2222.


From a humble beginning as a camellia collection in the 1950s, the South Carolina Botanical Garden (SCBG) has blossomed into a 295-acre sanctuary for diversity by re-engaging people in the living world. We strive to serve as an interdisciplinary resource focusing on teaching, research, and outreach that advances awareness and understanding of plants, animals, minerals, and our culture.

The South Carolina Botanical Garden is a 295-acre garden and natural area that is a refuge for life. We exist for enjoyment and education and are available and accessible to all people. Our grounds are open and free-of-charge 365 days a year from sunrise to sunset.

  • Visit us Today!

  • Garden Gate