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Address: Cameron Ave. and Raleigh St., UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Phone Number: 919/962-0522
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Small Park

Coker Arboretum is a small but beautiful little park on the Campus of UNC Chapel Hill near the planetarium.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2015
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Downingtown, Pennsylvania, United States
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Downingtown, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Coker Arboretum is a small but beautiful little park on the Campus of UNC Chapel Hill near the planetarium.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The Coker Arboretum is located near Morehead Planetarium. It is very peaceful and serene and a nice place to go to get away from the hustle and bustle for a while. There are many paths to follow to see different parts of the arboretum so make sure you give yourself enough time to take everything in. There are benches at... More 

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Ripley, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is a great place for privacy, contemplation and romance. It consists of several acres of not so obviously landscaped grounds full of rare plants and trees. There are open, grassy areas with privacy for study, contemplation and romance.

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Clarksville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Very pretty and serene place for a short stroll. Not a large park. It is a nice distraction from the noise of Franklin street. I've heard it's not safe at night though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

If you want to get out a bit and take a walk, you can wander the arboretum. Some benchs, well maintained, winding walks, very pretty and feels large for the space.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

http://www.unc.edu/interactive-tour/landmarks/coker-arboretum/ These are varied and beautiful gardens in the midst of the University of North Carolina's campus. They are free to walk through, and definitely worth visiting several times a year to see the change in plants. Very nice!

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Charlotte
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We finally took the time to make an intentional visit into the Coker Arboretum, and we are glad we did. It is a lovely and peaceful place (even with many seniors making some cap-and-gown graduation photos). The collection of plants is well-maintained and well-identified. Though small, the Arboretum is an excellent place of a stroll, or to sit and relax... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This quiet, beautiful arboretum is one of my favorite places in Chapel Hill. I love to experience the change of seasons her as well as just walk through or sit there any time. It is well maintained and has wonderful trees, shrubs and flowers depending on the time of year. It is a gem just on the edge of downtown... More 

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Fes-Boulemane Region, Morocco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Not always well maintained in the winter but always lovely for a destressing stroll. It's not very big but the location on campus is perfect.

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Dresden, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We had a great visit to this arboretum on the University of North Carolina campus. There are some enormous trees here. The site feels very peaceful. Plants are well labeled and the grounds were very tidy. We would definitely visit this cozy green space again when we are in the area.

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