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Jacksonville Arboreteum & Gardens

1445 Millcoe Road, Jacksonville, FL 32225
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Ranked #26 of 98 Attractions in Jacksonville
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
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jacksonville florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
9 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I didn't realize this park existed until our group of photographers went to visit. Honestly...it shouldn't be called Gardens (or at least I didn't see any). There are plenty of walking trails, however, those are not clearly marked. The place is hidden off of Monument Road and if I were going by myself I don't feel like I would be... More

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Florida
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123 reviews 123 reviews
25 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This place is a nice idea, but it is built next to a sewage treatment center and everything smells. It is isolated, and we had out car broken into when there. Several other cars were hit, too.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The Jacksonville Arboretum and Gardens is nothing more than a few walking paths through the woods. Gardens? Really? I'm not sure how long this place has been around but it seems as though it hasn't been around for a long time. Granted, volunteers and staff are trying to do their best to make this spot a true arboretum but for... More

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Coral Springs, Florida
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136 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Jacksonville Arboreteum & Gardens consists of 120 acres of well maintained trails. That lead through woods, of rare maples , roses, magnolias, all are labled. Their are several gardens, a native garden, Aaian bamboo garden. Their are many events, and an event lawn. The facilities are clean, the staff is efficient. I enjoyed myself.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Went for a hike here with my SO and spent like 2 hours doing most of the trails. Get there early where there's not much people so you can enjoy the full beauty of nature around the area. It's very close to the 295 exit. There is no entrance fee, however, you should donate to help keep the gardens and... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We've spent time at this park many times over the last few years and they're making vast improvements. There are several trails and its a good place to get an hour of solitude if you need it. Can't wait to see this place in bloom next spring!

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Jacksonvlle
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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was a nice relaxing place to walk around and see some pretty gardens, you will even walk along the river...nice place, took our little guy (1yo) and even he enjoyed it!

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jacksonville, FL
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Even though I have lived in Jacksonville for many years, I had never been to this park until I was looking for a place to take my daughters Senior Prom photos. Beautiful little well kept park with wild flowers and lots of shade.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I've done a few photography shoots here and the photos always turns out awesome. It has nice flowers, greenery and paths. It's also great for walking or hiking. Love it.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Once you are back in the woods, walking through the hills next to a stream, you would swear that you are not in Florida. Definitely worth checking out.

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