Myriad Botanical Gardens and Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory

The Myriad Botanical Gardens, Oklahoma City's urban oasis, is a 17-acre paradise in the heart of the city.  The showpiece of this nationally recognized garden is an architectural treasure, the Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory – an amazing 224-foot long circular jungle graced with towering palm trees, exotic plants, crashing waterfalls and abundant animal life.

The walking paths of the conservatory lead guests on an adventure behind a waterfall and up to the tops of giant palms.  Endangered palm trees, begonias, and over 1,500 orchids are featured in a stunning collection that includes more than 1,000 species of plants from every continent except Antarctica.  Look for yellow and black zebra long wing butterflies and free roaming amphibians that constitute the conservatory's wildlife.  Outside, meander along pathways by streams with landscaping indicative of northeast Oklahoma.  Enjoy the sunken lake with Japanese koi and native Oklahoma fish.

The Myriad Botanical Gardens is the perfect place to visit for a day of family fun or a solo excursion to bask in the beauty of nature.

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To learn more about the Myriad Botanical Gardens, take a look below at our short video, courtesy of Discover Oklahoma: