Garvan Woodland Gardens closed the rest of 2012

(KATV) Hot Springs- Garvan Woodland Gardens, thebotanical garden of the University of Arkansas will be closed for the rest ofthe year due to the winter storm and power outages.

The 4 1/2 miles of woodedshoreline, and rocky inclines with walking paths is decorated with 2 millionbulbs that transform approximately 17 acres into a memorable animated holidaydisplay.

Susan Harper, Director ofVisitors Services says, "If you have purchased online tickets for Holiday Lights and have not usedthem, please contact the office next week at 501-262-9300 and we will gothrough procedures to refund non-validated tickets (tickets which have not beenused). At this time, there is still no power at the administrative offices, soplease wait to contact us next week."

As always, Garvan Woodland Gardens will alsobe closed during the month of January.