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John A. Finch Arboretum

3404 W Woodland Blvd, Spokane, WA 99224
509 624 4832
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Ranked #16 of 42 Attractions in Spokane
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
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Poulsbo, Washington
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54 reviews 54 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We visited the Arboretum as part of the Spokane City Drive and were glad we did. Lots of trails, lots of trees and smaller plants and some wildlife. Even with the highway close by we found it a tranquil place.

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Spokane, WA
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198 reviews 198 reviews
69 attraction reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

When I moved to Spokane in 1988, this was one of my favorite places in the whole County. Sadly, this is nolonger the case.... This property has significant drainage issues. This is particularly apparent in Spring when the ground is saturated with ground water. This causes significant problems for anyone who has difficulty walking. The place should also be totally... More

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Southern Calif
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36 reviews 36 reviews
3 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

After reading the reviews, we were looking forward to a trip to this arboretum. Its specialty is trees and there were no flowers easily visible. We were not able to walk around because one of our party was in a wheelchair and the park was not very accessible.

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Spokane, Washington
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

John A Finch Arboretum is a nice little place with nice paths to walk on. There are even benches placed through the park to rest on or just sit and watch the wildlife.

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Bend, Oregon
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Happened on this place by accident and was really happy to have found it. Beautiful grounds, friendly people and a well thought out information center.

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Spokane, Washington
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

When I saw this as an attraction for Spokane, I was like, huh? Mind you, my husband who recharges in quiet peaceful places really loves it there. Basically it is a park with no toys, swimming, snacks, or anything. There may be a restroom and a couple of benches if I recall. GREAT spot for pictures Bridal or engagement or... More

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Spokane, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Lovely place to visit, take photos, have professional photos taken, peaceful but freeway close. Absolutely a must see in Spokane.

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Spokane Valley, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

John A. Finch Arboretum, is located on the western border of Spokane as you head up I-90 to the north of the freeway. I have visited the park several times. Spring time about June and late mid-October in my opinion some of the best time to go. Photo opportunities are everywhere. Old trees, beautiful floral, cool bubbling spring, wild life... More

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Spokane, Washington
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Finch is the place to go for a great wander. In fall, families come out to photograph the leaves and each other. In winter, a nice hike up the hill can burn off any carbs you had for lunch. Summertime is when you take your honey, or your kids, for a nice stroll under the canopies of trees. Bring a... More

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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We have taken our children and grandchildren here for short hikes as a respite from the city. It is esp. beautiful in the fall and if you time your visit, the kids can play in the giant leaf pile the city creates each year.

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