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John A. Finch Arboretum

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Address: 3404 W Woodland Blvd, Spokane, WA 99224
Phone Number: 509 624 4832
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Oasis

Great place in Spokane to get some peace and quiet. I like to run around the park a couple of times. Nice for a walk.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
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Littleton
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Great place in Spokane to get some peace and quiet. I like to run around the park a couple of times. Nice for a walk.

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Vancouver
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

It's cool to have such a designed yet natural setting just minutes from downtown. A little tricky to find, but worth the effort. It's sandwiched between freeway & major artery, but those don't spoil the experience. After all, this is an urban area. Beautiful botanical destination, even in winter, when I visited.

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Spokane, Washington
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I have visited here during most seasons and truly enjoy it. Fall is my favorite by far though. It is a nice walk, with beautiful trees. The trees are well marked for those interested. It is also a great place for photographs and just taking a leisurely walk.

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Poulsbo, Washington
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54 reviews 54 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

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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202 reviews 202 reviews
72 attraction reviews
158 helpful votes 158 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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37 reviews 37 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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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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54 reviews 54 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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