Hopelands Gardens

This 14 acre estate was opened in 1969 as a public garden. Radiating throughout the gardens is a network of paths shaded under 100 year old live oaks. The lazy curves of the paths and garden borders lead visitors throughout a wonderful variety of experiences sure to please visitors of all ages. Attractions within the gardens include: -Stone and sand/dirt pathways -Fountains -Reflection Pool -Rock Fountain -Dollhouse (home of the Aiken Garden Club) -Oak Alley -Stage -Touch and Scent Trail -Labyrinth -Gazebo -Pond (no fishing or swimming) -Wetlands -2 swings -3 decorated “Horseplay” statues -Garden sites available for rental -Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame & Museum