The Alaska Botanical Garden consists of 110 acres of boreal forest with approximately 8 acres of cultivated gardens and interconnecting nature trails. The Garden hosts over 1,100 varieties of annual and perennial plants hardy in Southcentral Alaska. There are about 150 species of Alaska native plants in the Garden. Each of the gardens has a particular emphasis or theme, such as the Herb Garden, Alpine Rock Garden, and Anchorage Heritage Garden.
The Alaska Botanical Garden is a nonprofit organization dedicated to showcasing the beauty and value of Alaska’s gardens and natural areas through science, education, and recreation using organic and sustainable practices.