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Address: 340 S. 14th Street, Clinton, IA 52732
Phone Number: (563) 242-4771
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Peaceful, beautiful and serene...

I love going to visit this place. In the middle of a city there's an absolute Secret Garden. The trees are amazing, my favourite being the weeping willow with a lovely bench under... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 13, 2014
Deborah K
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Savanna, Illinois
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Savanna, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I love going to visit this place. In the middle of a city there's an absolute Secret Garden. The trees are amazing, my favourite being the weeping willow with a lovely bench under it's waving branches. There are so many wonderful, gorgeous flowers everywhere, the staff is so friendly and knowledgeable. It's the perfect place to go for a bit... More 

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Chicago
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10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

It's a bit hard to find, but this place has beautiful trees, plants, and shrubs. A butterfly garden, too! An easy walk, too!

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Clinton, Iowa
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

The Bickelhaupt Arboretum or "Arb" as it is affectionately known, is the single best spot to get out in nature in the city of Clinton. More than a park, it feels like a nature preserve right in the middle of town. The 14-some acres are laid out on hilly terrain with a small creek winding through it. Visitors can stroll... More 

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Colorado
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4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We found ourselves with a couple hours to spare and found a brochure at the visitor's center. We had a lovely relaxing walk through the trees at the Arboretum. The variety of conifers is outstanding.

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Clinton, Iowa
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39 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Citizens of Clinton a very lucky to have this beautiful arboretum in town. The staff is very knowledgable and almost all school aged children in town get the chance to go on a field trip to learn more about plants, trees and conservation. If you are in the surrounding area and have some time stop by and check it out.... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

One of the first things we did in Clinton was to visit the Arboretum, very peaceful, I enjoyed seeing all the different types of tree! Very nice people

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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31 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We attended a wedding here in June and were pretty impressed. The grounds were lovely. It was awfully warm, so we didn't walk around as much as we should have, but there's always next time.

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Iowa
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

My husband and I spent almost three hours walking the grounds, and taking photos. Beautiful and peaceful!

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MORRISON
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

Beautifully laid out but small. We did our family pictures here and enjoyed the experiance. Not a large variety of flora.

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Iowa
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

This is a beautiful place to enjoy being outside. Our girls and I try to visit once a month just to see what's blooming. Once we met one of the groundhogs that live in the area. If you need a break from the hustle and bustle, the arboretum is the perfect spot!

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