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Fullerton Arboretum

1900 Associated Road, Fullerton, CA 92831
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Ranked #1 of 8 Attractions in Fullerton
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
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Owner description: 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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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW

There is so much to see and do. Bring a friend or family and enjoy a picnic in this beautiful arboretum.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Such a beautiful, peaceful place to get away from the rush, rush, rush of disneyland. On a recent extended family trip, 23 people, we went to the local farmers market and bought lunch and came to the arboretum and sat outside the park and enjoyed the quiet. After lunch we were amazed at all the different plant varieties and things... More

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los angeles
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66 reviews 66 reviews
9 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Pleasant pathways and informative signs on tree/plant species make for a nice time if the weather is good. Easy to park and walk around. Children would enjoy running around here. They have many places under trees with benches and shade, and a little stream and pond with ducks and turtles. We enjoyed it here.

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Costa Mesa, California, United States
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133 attraction reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I admit I’m spoiled by the nearby Huntington Gardens and L.A. Arboretum, both of which are much larger and better maintained. Even though the [Cal State University] Fullerton Arboretum can get dry and dusty during the summer, it is still a great place to take a stroll, work on your nature photography skills or just relax. The grounds are divided... More

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Corona, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We took our 83 year old mother and her personal scooter to visit the gardens and we all enjoyed the variety of trees, plants and community gardens. It is a peaceful spot with benches for sitting and soaking in many aspects of nature.

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Anaheim Hills, CA
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39 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Nice place to spend a couple of hours. Lots of great photo opportunities and the scenery is pretty and peaceful.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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109 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Great place to relax in the afternoon. Closes earlier than a park, but has more garden charm and shade too. Bring a picnic and enjoy the animals in the pond.

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Fullerton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

The fullerton arboretum is a great place to enjoy the beautiful OC weather! With plenty of walkways greenery, flowers and sites, like gazebos, archways, and water features. It is perfect for photographers looking for a free place to shoot, and for kids to run around! Parking and admission are free!

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Fullerton, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

not much to write home about though. Maybe i was there at the wrong time, it was nothing special, and everything seemed so dry and dead. Had hoped to see lots of flowers and names of flowers, but didn't see much.

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Fullerton, California
20 reviews 20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The Fullerton Arboretum has matured beautifully and is a destination for the whole family with much to do from guided tours, yoga in the park, the potting shed, farmers' market. Each March there is fabulous tomato and pepper sale that includes many heirloom and hard-to-find varieties. All of these are started from seeds that are planted by volunteers. Don't miss... More

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