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Address: 1900 Associated Road, Fullerton, CA 92831
Phone Number: 657-278-4681
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26 acres of beautiful gardens, the Fullerton Arboretum offers plant and...

26 acres of beautiful gardens, the Fullerton Arboretum offers plant and produce sales four days a week, weekly cooking, fitness, and botany classes; and more!

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Great place to see plant life and enjoy outdoors

Great place to walk around and see the gardens, especially on a sunny weekend. There are some great events that occur where you can buy plants. Very worthwhile.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
lagiant
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Los Angeles

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Los Angeles
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239 reviews
128 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to walk around and see the gardens, especially on a sunny weekend. There are some great events that occur where you can buy plants. Very worthwhile.

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Thank lagiant
Irvine, California
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81 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's hard to believe that there would be a restful pleasant place to spend a couple hours hard by the 57 freeway, but there it is. We visited on the MLK holiday and found a nice group of people visiting. Although the heritage house was not open, it looked like it would be worth a look another day. It appears... More 

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Thank Rexflash
Placentia, California
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you enjoy going to a local park you will enjoy the Arboretum. It is more interesting and has plants and trees that that are not indigenous to this area. It is a nice way to spend part of a day and it costs nothing.

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Thank 2-4travelfun
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77 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Fullerton Arboretum is a great place to visit in the Fullerton Area. Located just behind Cal State Fullerton, it has many distinct garden areas linked by trails. It's not incredibly long but very beautiful as it winds through the trees that have been growing there for many decades. There is an old house that is in the center of... More 

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Placentia, California
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Want to take a quiet nature-walk right in the thick of crowded, noisy Fullerton? The Arboretum is the perfect destination. Inexpensive, rarely crowded, and surprisingly quiet the Arboretum is part of the Cal State Fullerton campus, but you'd know it once you enter. There are multitudes of rare and beautiful plants to gawk at and loads of walking paths. They... More 

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Fullerton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

worth visiting. lovely grounds. can get very hot certain times of the year. plant sale area staffed by friendly volunteers. selection adequate, but, not surprisingly, nearly as varied as a county arboretum. even so, well-worth your time for a pleasant getaway in the heart of a metropolis.

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Thank jrp663
Fullerton, California
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83 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This is a go-to place for quiet, beauty, outdoor deep breathing. We love watching the seasons change here. Knowledgeable docents (brought in a group of 20 for a great tour) and lovely vistas right in the middle of town.

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Thank JenniKey
Irvine, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

So many neat plants to see! Kids love waling among the huge bamboo plants and feeding the turtles and ducks!

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Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful gardens and level paths showcasing plants native to CA. I went with my sister and senior mom and aunt. The gardens can be easily covered in under 2 hours. There are benches in many locations for those who need to take a break.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Fun place to walk and not too large. It is beautiful, with many native plantings. They also sell potted plants and host various special events like Blues and Brews in August.

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