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Address: 4001 South Woody Mountain Road, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-8775
Phone Number: 928-774-1442
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Created to help people understand the flora of northeastern Arizona, this...
Created to help people understand the flora of northeastern Arizona, this 200-acre botanical garden includes 2,500 species of high elevation plants and miles of walking trails to explore them.
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Make sure to visit the greenhouse!

The arboretum has much to offer - especially educational opportunities to teach youngsters how to be good stewards of planet earth. My husband and I went when the demonstration... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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Tucson, United States
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

This is a fabulous place to commune with nature. It is worth the drive on the three miles of bumpy dirt road it takes to get there. We did, however sign the petition to pave that road!

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Merrick, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Beautiful attraction. The tour guide was informative and friendly. He explained in great detail all the different types of trees and flowers. Walked about with a truckload of knowledge.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Pros: Nice gardens of native species. The walk through the woods was enjoyable. Cons: The road to get to the arboretum is a literal washboard. Think of the worst dirt road you've driven. This is worse. Plus, there were many weeds growing haphazardly in the gardens, including invasive mullein. Tips: If you really want to go, take a vehicle you... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This is a lovely arboretum with lovely plantings that are well-labeled. They have great plant-sales and several paths that will demonstrate what likes to grow up at 7000-plus feet!

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Absolutely loved this place. It was very relaxing and with a family it was great to connect there. They have a raptor exhibit that was hands down really up close and personal. Our family enjoyed the grounds there and had a picnic before the show. Super fun place and very beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Definitely a stop to make while visiting Flagstaff, Az The guided tour was great with speaker very knowledgeable landscaping.

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Beautiful in the summer with all the wildflowers blooming! Sometimes you will see deer roaming around . When they have the Hawk and Eagle shows it is super great

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We were passing time until our plane left. Very good staff, lovely grounds, nice variety in plants, good programs and raptor talk. Geared for the plant lover, not so much the spouse along for the ride. The road leading in is level but unpaved red dirt (the kind all over the southwest) and we had to wash the rental car... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The arboretum has much to offer - especially educational opportunities to teach youngsters how to be good stewards of planet earth. My husband and I went when the demonstration gardens were in bloom and they were lovely. The greenhouse offers many learning opportunities for learning how to grow plants without pesticides. The only downside - the 3 miles of dirt... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Visited here today on our weekend trip to Flagstaff. The drive in was a little hairy, long bumpy road but once there it was a truly enjoyable experience. The docent was very knowledgeable and entertaining. The views were amazing. nice hiking trails.

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