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Ruby M. Mize Azalea Garden

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Address: 2107 University Dr., Nacogdoches, TX 75962
Phone Number: 936-468-1832
Description: Take a guided tour through the eight acres of display gardens including...
Take a guided tour through the eight acres of display gardens including azaleas, camellias and Japanese maples. This garden comprises over 7,000 azaleas from 500 named varieties. Restroom facilities available at the SFA Ag Building, recommended group stop there first before touring azalea garden.
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Very nice walk

Wide variety of flowers, trees, different plants, and outdoor art. A beautiful walk. Worth a stop....

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Wide variety of flowers, trees, different plants, and outdoor art. A beautiful walk. Worth a stop....

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

When we visited here, it was supposed to be peak season for the azaleas to bloom. However they received a lot of rain and cooler weather so the production was only 20%. Disappointing, but not much you can do about Mother Nature! Nice stroll anyway!

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Houston, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Only downer was that the azaleas were not all in full bloom. Two weeks later would have been perfect. The selection of plants (with many identification signs) is above the average. Blooms would be available thought summer and Fall. So, visit anytime.

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Oxford, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

Very beautiful walk in the garden. There's more here to see than you can do in a day. Better to do by bicycle. These gardens are just amazing. Love to visit here

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York, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is a lovely azalea garden with convenient parking. Great place to take photos. Best time to visit is in late March/ early April - check current weather conditions so you can hit the maximum blooming cycle of the azaleas. The weather patterns really affect the blooming cycle. Garden has a lovely curved bridge that makes a picturesque setting for... More 

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Nacogdoches, Texas, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I guess I went after most of the flowers had bloomed and died down. I was not pleased. I will go back earlier next time. if you just want to go for a stroll it's a good place to go.

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Spring, Texas, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Not the best time for blooms but lovely area and wonderful walking area at SFA college campus which is just lovely

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Willis, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Nacogdoches has a number of gardens and walking trails, of which this is one of the nicest. Even in November, Encore azaleas were in bloom as well as camellias. Once the temperature drops a bit more, I understand the Japanese maples will be in full color. It will be worth another trip to Nacogdoches in spring to see the color... More 

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Jax, FL
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119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Spring time would be the most ideal time to visit this lovely wooded, path-filled azalea Garden, to see the flowers in bloom. While we visited in October, and not much was blooming, the tall pine , and well maintained walkways, provided a pleasant place to spend some time. Parking is free and located at the entrance. It isn't a large... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

After a relaxing lunch this is the perfect spot to work off any naughty selections while being outdoors. This garden is chalked full of benches to stop and rest. Or swinging benches for a stroll down memory lane. It is free & gorgeous!

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