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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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Best blooms in July

I was in Flagstaff over Memorial Day, but at 7000 ft. elevation there isn't much blooming in the spring. Go in July and August!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

I was in Flagstaff over Memorial Day, but at 7000 ft. elevation there isn't much blooming in the spring. Go in July and August!

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London
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152 reviews 152 reviews
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84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We visited quite early in the morning and had the place to ourself. We enjoyed the landscape, the animals and birds, and the quietness of the place.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We took the gardens tour and learned quite a bit about the native flora and fauna. The raptor show was amazing - funny and also quite educational - not to be missed.

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Delafield WI
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

After celebrating our daughter's graduation from NAU Saturday we had to get outside for the sunny day. We were lucky enough to have looked up the docent tour time and then enjoyed the raptor show. We learned more than we thought, since we have been to several raptor shows a various zoos. We also learned about the area climate that... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Make sure you check their website for which months/days they are open. We were there mid-June. We were looking for something to do to enjoy the outdoors. This hit the spot. The admission was reasonable and right when we got there a tour was starting. I wasn’t expecting much but the docent was very informative. We learned so much that... More 

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Las Vegas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We enjoyed ourselves on a rainy afternoon at the Arboretum. Lots of quiet paths with local trees and plants. It was great to see the staff in action as well. If you need a break in Flagstaff, this is a good place.

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Surprise, AZ
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54 reviews 54 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Karen, our docent and guide, was terrific and made the hour walk just fly by . The plants and grounds were beautiful with fall color and lovely plants, even after their normal "peak season" had past. Unpaved road to get there but well worth the few bounces.

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Mesa, Arizona
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213 reviews 213 reviews
47 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This is a little hidden treasure. We found out about the concerts here in the summer and took in one and loved it. The views are glorious, the grounds beautiful. The concert was terrific and we hope to take in more next season. Or better yet we may become members and get season tickets!

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Not a good month to visit. Plants would be better earlier in the year. Trees are the same as all the Colorado plateau trees. Likely to see Elk, Mule Deer and Proghorns along with multiple types of squirrels & chipmunks, but go early. We missed the Raptor demos - check times.

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Evanston, Illinois
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68 reviews 68 reviews
14 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

An urban retreat that is filled with interesting plants and a park like atmosphere in the spacious woods. It is gorgeous and quiet.

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