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New Hanover County Arboretum

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Address: 6206 Oleander Dr., Midtown, Wilmington, NC
Phone Number: 910-798-7660

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Amazing landscape although small. Extremely well preserved. Worth the visit if you are around. Free entrance.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Amazing landscape although small. Extremely well preserved. Worth the visit if you are around. Free entrance.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful place to visit. Lots of native species and also turf grasses. In case you need help with turf or weed problems the extension agents are always so helpful.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This gem is a place I will spend an afternoon every time I'm in Wilmington. Admission is free, you just walk in and enjoy the beautiful gardens, which include a koi pond, Japanese Garden with tea house and waterfall, rose garden, children's garden with playhouse and big open shaded lawn with comfy outdoor chairs perfect for reading or conversation. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I find a lot of my sites in Wilmington because of Dawson's Creek and this is no exception (they filmed a scene in the finale in the gardens). I would consider this to be a little hidden gem in Wilmington. The best thing about it is that it's free to the public and open everyday during daylight hours. It's an... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

If you like to garden, come. Is it this arboretum. It seems more like a botanical garden that has a wealth of trees. The Japanese garden was gorgeous. The arboretum is free, with limited hours. It was open to visits on the weekend but no staff were on duty. We did find a bathroom, hint: look by the greenhouses.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This FREE arboretum is one of our favorite places to visit. It features native plants, an outstanding rose garden that smells wonderful when in bloom, a large koi pond where you can feed the fish, a few smaller structures where children can play, large grassy space, a children's playhouse and garden, a sand and rock serenity garden, a restored Japanese... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Perfect for locals and newly arrived ! Learn about local plants and best gardening practices for the area. A favorite spot of ours ! The kids love the koi pond.

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Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Our ratings will reflect on not being a plant person if you may. This was a typical nice little stroll through some cool scenery. If you suffer from any allergy please please please do not go. There were a lot of little frogs along the bath, a few sweet areas to take memorable pics with your love ones. This would... More 

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Monroe, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Cute place, well maintained. Very small. you can see it all in 1 hr metal sculptures are impressive. You can purchase plants there

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

My boyfriend and I visited here last year just to walk around and see all of the beautiful flowers. The Azaleas were in bloom and looked amazing. Roses everywhere as well. There was a large grassy area where a family was having a picnic, which was a great idea. The Arboretum is not very big but it's worth checking out.... More 

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Address: 6206 Oleander Dr., Midtown, Wilmington, NC
Phone Number: 910-798-7660
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington

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