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The Greensboro Arboretum

401 Ashland Drive, Greensboro, NC 27405
+1 336-373-2199
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Ranked #12 of 19 Attractions in Greensboro
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
Owner description: This 17-acre botanical garden features 10 woody plant collections, special display gardens and...
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Type: Gardens, Outdoors
Owner description: This 17-acre botanical garden features 10 woody plant collections, special display gardens and distinct structural features. The extensive variety of plants offers rich educational opportunities for children and adults, landscape designers, and homeowners. The garden is open year-round from sunrise to sunset. Admission is free.

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140 reviews 140 reviews
72 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Typical city park...linear alongside Wendover Avenue...can be noisy. Nice plantings are marked with botanical names. It has both hardtop and wooded trails. A good place to get some exercise.

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Greensboro NC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Great place for outside activities including hula hoopers sometimes on Sundays. Such a pretty place with sun and shade and some good playground equipment for kids. Good for a picnic too.

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Hickory, North Carolina
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65 reviews 65 reviews
39 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Just another gorgeous example of the great free parks & gardens that Greensboro has to offer. Great place for a short stroll to escape the hustle and bustle or for a longer trip on a weekend to relax and unwind. Beautiful flowers and plants are interspersed among giant trees providing ample shade and escape from the heat... a lovely walk... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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279 reviews 279 reviews
98 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Beautiful place, lots of space, landscaped nicely. It is close to a busy road and there are huge power line towers overhead but overall it is a nice place.

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North Carolina
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Whether you want some peace and quiet among yourself, to walk the dog, to enjoy a quiet conversation with that special someone and enjoy the beautiful flowers, you will not be sorry stopping here..

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Durham, North Carolina
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320 attraction reviews
316 helpful votes 316 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

This is a 17 acre park like setting with nice walkways. What ruins it is the 4 lane major road that runs next to it. The traffic noise ruined it for us. I would pick one of Greensboro's other parks over this one.

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Greensboro, N.C.
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54 reviews 54 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

A laid back stroll needed after tax day? This is the place. If you like it you'll want to try the bog garden as well; they're fairly close. No wait; do them on separate occasions. Too much of a good thing you know

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Annapolis, Maryland
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94 reviews 94 reviews
15 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

This is a large park with extensive grounds. Many of the plants and trees are labeled so it's a great way to learn. The sidewalks are very wide which accommodates the many pedestrians, joggers, baby strollers, dogs, etc. One section of the park is next to a highway/road and some power lines which is not as appealing as the rest... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Thoroughly enjoy this little park. Visit all the time for walks with my girlfriend. Labels on the plants, nice walking paths, not too busy (, bathrooms!). Pretty in summer and winter -- I think of it as a little extension of Duke gardens in Greensboro (used to live near Duke).

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High Point, North Carolina
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74 reviews 74 reviews
13 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

This is such a nice place to just go take a walk and relax. The flowers are beautiful and the trails are very nice and manicured. It does get very crowded on weekends. I like to go during the week on my lunch break.

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