Private Tour – Available October 10
Guided by SHR’s Executive Director Kelly Holdbrooks, our private group tours provide the opportunity for a deeply personal look at the true beauty and wonder of the Reserve. Group tours are ideal for garden clubs, plant societies, and master gardener groups. $350 minimum for private tours up to 10 people
Tours begin promptly at 10 am and will last 2 to 2.5 hours. Please arrive at 9:30 – 9:45 for check in. Directions provided will give you an idea of approximate drive time. Roads to the gardens are curvy; plan according to your riders’ comfort levels.
Located at 4,500 feet elevation, we cover varied terrain much like hiking in the mountains of Western NC and the Blue Ridge Parkway. These conditions create a moderate to strenuous hiking/walking experience. Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes, bring water bottle, camera, and bug spray. We also invite our visitors to bring a sack lunch and enjoy lunch on the Rooftop Terrace or at the Chestnut Lodge picnic table following the tour.
For Groups 11 – 20 persons: please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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