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Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens

Address: 8909 W. 179th St., Overland Park, KS
Phone Number: 913/685-3604
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Type: Gardens, Outdoors
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Type: Gardens, Outdoors
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Overland Park, KS
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

This place is beautiful. Tons of gorgeous trees, flowers and shrubs. Art work hidden here and there. A must see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A little bit for everyone, childrens hands on garden, train garden, mulched trails, beautiful planned gardens, statues. My favorite place to bring a picnic and just relax for a bit. Definitely worth the small entrance fee, or become a "friend of the arboretum" for yearly access. Lots of activities throughout the year, but it's still easy to find a quiet... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Nice trails. Very clean. Beautiful water features and sculptures throughout trail! Nice luminary walk duringChristmas season.

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Overland Park, Kansas, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I love coming hear to experience nature and hike through the beautiful gardens and forest. They also have a wonderful sculpture garden exhibit to enjoy on the paved hike. But definitely get off the beaten path and go up the dirt trails!

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I live about 5 minutes away from the Arboretum. I have seen how it has change in the last 25 years from when it was a very natural park with rough terrain walking trails to a very nice place. One thing that has not change is the opportunity for a peaceful walk. I try to go around the busy times... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Put on your walking shoes and enjoy the beautiful gardens. Monet's waterlily pond/bridge and gardens has been recreated here. Fish ponds, prayer gardens, children's gardens and discovery area. Every time we visit there are new additions! All ages will love. Great place to have family pictures taken. Gift shop and nature center is wonderful with nature books, paintings and garden... More 

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Overland Park, KS
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The OP Arboretum and Gardens has a variety of gardens laid out along a comfortable walking path that is wheelchair accessible. The gardens change characteristics through seasons but is always beautiful. I go at least 4-5 times between April and August as the different flowering shrubs, bulbs, roses, perennials and even annuals come into their own. they also have a... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Planned garden beds for each season, and wonderfull woodland hikes of various lengths. Great value for the price of entry. Always relaxing!

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Overland Park, Kansas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

What a beautiful place! So serene! This is a must see and worth the visit! Take a walk, relax, and enjoy a beautiful journey!

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Michigan
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65 reviews 65 reviews
18 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Being there the 3rd week in October didn't afford us an opportunity to see everything in full bloom but it is a nice and enjoyable attraction.

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