The Botanic Garden at Independence Park
7950 Independence Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Botanical Garden: Picnic, Walk
Public gardens dedicated to horticultural education, recreation and nature studies are located in BREC’s Independence Park. Special programming and hands-on gardening activities for children are offered to provide recreational activities which will build an appreciation of our Southern environment. The Botanic Gardens contain displays of blooming woody ornamental plants, perennials, annuals, ground covers and wetland plants. These include the Rose Garden, the Crape Myrtle Garden, Sensory Garden, Children’s Forest and the Louisiana Iris Garden.