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Address: Wilson Drive, Nacogdoches, TX 75962
Phone Number: 936-564-7351
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Description: The first arboretum at a university in Texas, this on-campus garden spills...
The first arboretum at a university in Texas, this on-campus garden spills over 19 acres and lies on a portion of the Lanana Creek Trail.
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An easy path for those that have walking issues

Loved this place!!! There are many paths to select from - hard top for ease or off-the-path for the more adventureous. We spent 2 hours enjoying the fresh area and plant life... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 9, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Loved this place!!! There are many paths to select from - hard top for ease or off-the-path for the more adventureous. We spent 2 hours enjoying the fresh area and plant life this past weekend. We will return many more times when visiting Nac. Lots of bike riders and walkers too.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My DD took her easter picutres at the SFA arboretum and they were beautiful! of course she's the cutest little thing walking the earth but All the flowers and colors made for fantastic, natural scenery... Great for pictures or just to visit and look at the beauty of nature

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Lufkin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

the best time to go the gardens is around end of March when the azalea's are in bloom. They have every kind of azalea you could think of. It is a beautiful setting for taking pictures. We love to go and take our guest when they come

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Huffman, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The tour of this garden was a continuation of our tour of the Ruby M. Mize Azalea Garden. The plants in this garden are just as interesting and beautiful as the Mize Azalea Garden. Walking through the garden encourages one to appreciate the work and expertise that goes into creating such an awe inspiring environment.

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Alexandria, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

It was an "off" season when we went so at first it appeared dried up and dying, however when we got to the shady area, it was really nice. The little bridges and special areas are enchanting. Benches and swings are placed along the way so you can rest. Trees and bushes are labeled so you can identify what they... More 

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Friendswood, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

We were quite surprised at the size of the garden. When we first drove up it looked quite small but then it keeps going and going. Would love to see it in the spring and fall.

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Nacogdoches, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Arboretum has a large variety of trees and shrubs that is contiguous with the Ruby Mize Azalea Garden. It is carefully maintained by the SFA Ag department. It is a delightfully restful place during all seasons of the year.

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

The Arboretum is full of different, beautiful plants. My husband and I took many strolls through here in the afternoon. We even took our engagement photos here.

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

We didn't realize that the arboretum would be so extensive and chocked full of plants, but it was! We parked right up next to the path entrance on Wilson Drive, just across from the SFA campus. No entrance or parking fee. It was amazingly shady and cooler throughout the arboretum, so we actually got some heat relief for it to... More 

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

It's beautiful when the azaleas are blooming. The azalea gardens are quite extensive. Just a short walk over the bridge you can see many other varieties of plants. There are also various art sculptures in the gardens.

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Address: Address: Wilson Drive, Nacogdoches, TX 75962
Phone Number: 936-564-7351
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Nacogdoches

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