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“Arboretum” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Pine Tree State Arboretum

Pine Tree State Arboretum
153 Hospital St., Augusta, ME 04332
207-621-0031
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Ranked #2 of 20 Attractions in Augusta
Type: Parks, State Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking, Skiing, Biking
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Owner description: Over 200 labeled species of trees, shrubs and "Space Trees" (from seed that traveled on the Space Shuttle) are on display at this 224-acre garden.
AUGUSTA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Arboretum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Great place to take the family for an easy walk in the woods. Trails are maintained,walking bridges and rest areas in good repair and clean. Lots for the kids to see. Great views. There is a small office with information on this and other attactions in the area on the grounds.

Visited June 2012
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English first
Rome, ME
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Renamed "The Viles Arboretum"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

Beautiful displays inside., in season classes for childresn and adults, many special events and activities for most Holidays. Easter hunts, Halloween costumes and fun , Santa, tree decorating caroling etc. Ski and snow shoe rental and table tours with lots of hot and yummy food in the winter. Beautiful trails to walk with your pets and family, community Gardens, picnic areas. So much to do and see.

Visited September 2012
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2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Our favorite outdoor spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

Wonderful trails; many habitats; good birding. There is always something interesting and new to see and we try to visit often.

Visited June 2012
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portland, me
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Hidden gem of Maine”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Actually now the Viles Arboretum, friendly staff and outstanding hikes with numerous botanical collections. New plan aims at making this spot a "don't miss" part of your Maine adventure.

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Smithfield, Maine
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72 reviews 72 reviews
19 attraction reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
“Are you still in Augusta?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

Enjoy the miles of trails to run, walk, or x/c ski on. You have many chances to see deer, turkeys, and other wild game. Be careful or you may wind up in Windy Acres in Chelsea.

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