Milledgeville was recently included in an Explore Georgia Article

Spring officially arrives in Georgia this month, and each authentically Southern town along Georgia's Antebellum Trail comes to life this time of year with beautiful blooms! Read on to discover the best places to stop and smell the roses in every town along the Antebellum Trail.


Flowers at Lockerly Arboretum in Milledgeville, Georgia

Lockerly Arboretum, Milledgeville

Open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and beginning March 1, Saturday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Hwy 441 S. 1534 Irwinton Road, Milledgeville, Georgia 31061

Take a walk through Lockerly Arboretum, an outdoor horticultural laboratory that showcases flora native to this region of Georgia. Founded in 1965 in Milledgeville, the Arboretum boasts 50 acres of shrubs, trees, daylily beds, herb beds, a conifer collection and an extensive camellia collection. Visitors can walk the trails, bring a picnic lunch to enjoy at the tables near the pond, watch birds and wildlife, and explore the Rose Hill mansion. As you enjoy your blissful spring stroll, you'll see a new garden of azaleas native to the state of Georgia that has recently been planted; these add to the more than 50 specimens currently on the grounds.


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