Botanical Gardens

The Creation Museum’s beautifully themed gardens and three-acre lake invite guests to enjoy more than a mile of paved and accessible trails. Cross over five bridges and view a variety of waterfalls as you explore the Koi Pond, Carnivorous Bog Garden, Hummingbird and Butterfly Garden, Rainforest Garden, and more.

Visit the Botanical Gardens for free anytime. There is always something beautiful to see in our gardens!

Water Features

Water features

A three-acre lake, a variety of waterfalls and fountains soothe and provide abundant photo opportunities as you explore the gardens.

Hummingbird/Butterfly Garden

Hummingbird and Butterfly Garden

Enjoy the serenity while you watch these creatures dance among the flowers.

Rainforest Garden

Rainforest Garden

Topiary dinosaurs and over 550 varieties of plants give you the experience of exotic locations in God’s creation.

Carnivorous Bog Garden

Carnivorous Bog Garden

Walk above our verdant bog and view the river birches, weeping junipers, fog system, and thousands of perennials, bog plants, and carnivorous plants.

Koi Pond

Koi Pond

This oriental-themed pond is replete with colorful species of goldfish and surrounded by bamboo and other lush foliage.

Swinging Bridge

Swinging Bridge

In addition to the four other unique bridges in the gardens, the suspension bridge stands ready to delight young and old.

Cell Phone Audio Tour

Cell Phone Audio Tour

Each of the 21 stops along the audio tour educate and inspire with how creation magnifies its Creator.

Garden of Lights

Garden of Lights

During Christmas Town each year the gardens are beautifully decorated with over 60,000 lights!

Photography Permit

Photography Permit

All photographers coming to the gardens for “commercial” photography or who are not paying guests must purchase a four-hour photography permit (download application).