West Virginia Botanic Garden at Tibbs Run Preserve
1061 Tyrone Road
Morgantown, West Virginia 26508
The WVBG has canceled all public programs through April 16 as a proactive measure for public safety. The Garden currently remains open and can be a wonderful place to find peace and beauty in these uncertain times. Please practice social distancing and mindfulness during your visit while enjoying the fresh air and sunshine.
Imagine beautifully landscaped gardens reflecting on a shimmering pond. Trails weave from bright flowering meadows into a cool, shaded woodland. Streams sparkle beneath stately hemlocks. Some visitors stand silently, resting in the splendor of the vista; others energetically explore this wonderful community resource, the West Virginia Botanic Garden at Tibbs Run Preserve.
Begun as only a dream in 2000, the West Virginia Botanic Garden is steadily becoming a reality on the 82-acre former Tibbs Run Reservoir property off the Tyrone Road in Monongalia County, WV. The former 15-acre basin will be transformed into two smaller pools with islands and aquatic plant displays. The old water works, still present, will stand as a link to the past.
The West Virginia Botanic Garden will feature a large variety of plants appropriate to the region’s climate and soils in both designed and natural settings. Visitors will learn from these gardens in every season of the year. Most of the land is wooded, and much will remain undisturbed except for trail construction and some plant enhancement.
The West Virginia Botanic Garden at Tibbs Run Preserve is a non-profit organization.