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UC Davis Arboretum

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Address: Davis, CA 95616
Phone Number: (530) 752-4880
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Activities: Walking
Description: This two-mile-long arboretum is a peaceful, popular spot.

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Wonderful 3 mile long loop on the putah creek. Great place to have a stroll with the dogs(must be on leash), perfect picnic spot.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Wonderful 3 mile long loop on the putah creek. Great place to have a stroll with the dogs(must be on leash), perfect picnic spot.

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Long Island City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

If you go to the UC Davis website, you can download a map of the long, skinny pond, and the walking trails on each side of it. Husband and I enjoyed a two-hour stroll here. Many walkers, dog walkers, runners, bikers. Most pleasant in morning, before heat of California summer. Trees and plants from all over the world. It is... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I went to Davis for a business trip and had a free afternoon, do I decided to visit the arboretum. It was nice to see some of the California trees and plants in one place. It's a nice walk, well paved and signed, and I'd definitely recommend a walk there if you're staying in Davis.

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Davis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

There is just about every native plant in California located in this 3.5 mile loop. There is a paved path around the entire arboretum with a few Decomposed Granite paths if you want to get a little closer to the water. My favorite place is on the west end and the Shields Oak grove. I walk my dog there every... More 

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sacramento, california
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I live in Davis and my girl friend and I regularly "walk the Arboretum". When my son, a runner came, he made it his place to run. He found a place that had short term free parking and would drive there every day and make a couple of loops arounds the Arboretum. That said, the water is kind of stagnant.... More 

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Davis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

you can take a walk here, picnic here, watch the star here, read a book on the bench with lake in front and trees waving near by. Horse ranch is near by, too, so bring a carrot or celery to gather the attention from the horses and the alpacas! a place for everyone.

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Davis, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Make the whole loop! Downtown Davis is adjacent to the newly refurbished east end, so make a day of it with dinner or lunch, shopping and other activities.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Fun and rewarding to do in any season as there are so many flowering plants. You can tailor the length of the walk by crossing the many bridges.

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Davis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

From lovely walks to family activities, a visit to the UC Davis Arboretum has something for everyone. Check it out online to learn more about the variety of plants that grow in a Mediterranean climate, find activities from flute making to Shakespere performances to the location of group musical events. Stay short or long, you will spend quality time alone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Delightful and a must-see if you wish to relax in Davis. Peaceful and well-designed to clearly educate along well-marked walking paths. Beautiful flowering plants and trees with many spots to sit and enjoy.

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Address: Davis, CA 95616
Phone Number: (530) 752-4880
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Davis

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