Things to do
The Bog Garden at Benjamin Park & Starmount Farms Lake
The natural beauty of this swampy area has been developed into a striking exhibit featuring a half-mile, elevated wooden walkway that provides easy access through the garden. Visitors can see more than 8,000 trees, shrubs, ferns, wildflowers and the beautiful “Joe Christian Serenity Falls.” Greensboro’s public gardens are facilities of the Greensboro Parks & Recreation Dept., developed in cooperation with Greensboro Beautiful, Inc. Free. Hours: May-Aug., 8am-8pm; Sept.-Oct., 8am-7pm; Nov.-Feb., 8am-5pm; March-April, 8am-7pm. Hobbs Rd. and Starmount Farms Dr., north of W. Friendly Ave.