• "Great American Main Street Award® Winner"
    - National Main Street Center, Inc. 2016
  • "The South's Best Small Towns 2017"
    - Southern Living Magazine 2017
  • "4th Best Summer Weekend Escape"
    - USA Today Travel 2014

  • "4th Best Underground Attraction"
    - USA Today 2016 - Consolidated Gold Mine
  • "Best Wine Town Runner Up, Southern Dream Towns"
    - Garden & Gun Magazine 2012
  • "10th Best Historic Small Town"
    - USA Today 2016
  • "10th Best Course You Can Play in Georgia - Achasta"
    - Golfweek Magazine
  • "Dahlonega: Small-town Escape"
    - Southern Living Magazine 2012
  • "Wine Tasting Room Capital of Georgia"
    - Georgia's State Senate Resolution 2015

  • "National Main Street City"
    - National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • "Official Appalachian Trail Community"
    - Appalachian Trail Conservancy 2010
  • "Georgia's Premier Sports Cycling Community"
    - Georgia General Assembly Resolution 2005
  • "Site of First Major U.S. Gold Rush"
    - Thousands of Miners, 1829-1849

Gibbs Gardens

Gibbs Gardens



About Us

Gibbs Gardens' Seasons of Color are a feast for the senses all year long.
Just 45 minutes south of Dahlonega - Explore 220 acres of artistically landscaped gardens surrounded by majestic forest, spring-fed ponds, streams, waterfalls and bridge crossings.
From March to mid-April 20+ million daffodils bloom throughout the Gardens.
The Gardens are composed of 16 gardens including 3 feature gardens – Manor House Gardens, Japanese and Waterlily Gardens
Other highlights include the Azaleas Gardens, Fern Dell, Hydrangeas Gardens, Daylily Gardens, Rose Garden, Grandchildren's Sculpture Garden, Crape Myrtle Gardens, Rhododendrons, Dogwoods, Cherry Blossoms, Annuals & Perennials and over 3000 Japanese Maples in 200 varieties.
The Japanese Garden is lovely in every season but glows with color in the autumn.

Spend a few hours or the day and discover the ''harmony of nature and man.''

For admission fees, check website


20 million daffodils bloom at Gibbs Gardens March-mid-April
Cherry Blossoms
Manor House  Gardens
Grandchildrens Gardens in spring
Monet Bridge in Spring
Crape Myrtles
Daylily Gardens
Waterlily Gardens
Japanese Gardens in Fall

Upcoming Events



Request Visitors Guide 2018

Join Our Mailing List


Discover Gold Button

Arts and Music Button

Wine Country Button

Adventure Button

Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber & Visitors Bureau  |  13 South Park Street  |  Dahlonega, GA 30533  |  (706) 864-3711 or (800) 231-5543.