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West Virginia Botanic Garden

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Address: 1061 Tyrone Road, Morgantown, WV 26508-7306
Phone Number: 304 376-2717
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Nice Nature walk

When one wants to get out of the city proper this place is easy to get to and has a great place to enjoy nature and have a calm place to do it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Morgantown
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Morgantown
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

When one wants to get out of the city proper this place is easy to get to and has a great place to enjoy nature and have a calm place to do it.

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Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
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79 reviews 79 reviews
26 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This is a great spit to take a hike. Especially good with young children. A beautiful spot just to take in WV's natural beauty.

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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30 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This Botanic Garden is outside the city limits but a great place to take your dog for beautiful walk! Head out there on a nice day and bring a picnic with you!

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Salem, West Virginia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Our neighborhood doesn't have any walking trails nearby so we are always looking for new places to hike or stroll. This is our second visit to the botanical garden, the last one was in the fall. March does not have the beautiful autumn bloomers but it boasted a chorus of frogs and warblers. We loved the giant hawk crafted with... More 

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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125 reviews 125 reviews
53 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Parking at several points of entry to the gardens is easy to find. Seasonal displays and special events are great ways to get introduced to these natural gardens. Peaceful walks and information posted along the way to tell you about the history. For a relatively new nature spot, they are improving it every season and the birds and flowers are... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This isn't a botanical garden in the classical sense. It is a lovely wooded area with meandering trails. We were in town visiting and had my dog, so this was a nice dog-friendly place to spend some time. There is a flat loop around a reservoir that was closed for repairs when we were there, about 0.72 miles long.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This "botanical garden" is anything but a botanical garden, in the traditional sense of the word. The only clearly defined area was a lovely butterfly garden that lived up to its name ... it had gorgeous flowers with many types of butterflies, native bees, and flies. The park is beautiful and that vegetation is reclaiming a lakebed of a reservoir.... More 

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

A great place to go to hike. The only disadvantage is that you have to walk up and down a gravel hill to get to and from this spot. So if it rains this makes it difficult. But they do all sorts of educational nature classes there. A great place to go and learn. Also a great place to hike... More 

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Special place to discover with secret garden,fairy garden,meadows and more has access now to lower parking most days for all walking abilities.

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Pollock, Idaho
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Somebody else said it: This place is a work in progress by a dedicated small staff and volunteers. I visited in November, so didn't see many flowers--a few at the entrance off the roadway.They offer a guided hike or two nearly every month of the year, and I took advantage of one of those. I learned alot, but didn't get... More 

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