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Lovely for a stroll

After hours in the car, we hopped out to wander here on a hot day. Easy to find with free parking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RetroFan
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Central Coast, California
The Arboretum offers a peaceful place to relax and lunch!

Want to get away from the concrete streets and sidewalks? Visit the Fullerton Arboretum. One of my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gary G
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Fullerton, California
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26 acres of beautiful gardens, the Fullerton Arboretum offers plant and produce sales four days a week, weekly cooking, fitness, and botany classes; and more!
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1900 Associated Rd, Fullerton, CA 92831-1659
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+1 657-278-4681
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After hours in the car, we hopped out to wander here on a hot day. Easy to find with free parking: so far so good. We found the bathrooms a little inside the park near the plants for sale and proceeded to walk the paths....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Want to get away from the concrete streets and sidewalks? Visit the Fullerton Arboretum. One of my favorite things to do is get a sack lunch (try the chicken salad sandwich from TC Yummies) and then head over the arboretum. You will find plenty of...More

Thank Gary G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Arboretum is a 26-acre botanical garden with a collection of plants from around the world, It is located on the northeast corner of the Cat State Fullerton campus. Admission is free and the arboretum offers gardening classes and hosts events as well.

Thank Sonnymao
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice small garden walking place. Families can do it in a hour, or spend longer. Good picnic place or for pictures.

Thank Alan T
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Attended Green Scene event at the Arboretum. Plants and gardening accessories are all here. Arboretum is a beautiful place.

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Reviewed April 25, 2018

Over these many years I've seen the Arboretum transformed from a patch of dirt with a barn-like structure into a nice little slice of tranquility. Anybody who drives the notorious 57 freeway just outside knows how welcome this is. Their plant sales and other events...More

Thank Allan G
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

What a lovely surprise to come across this lil slice of nature off the 57 fwy! I mean literally off the fwy...I grew up in Fullerton but moved many years ago & forgot all about this place. Worth the visit for all! Young & old...More

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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful park with a relaxing atmosphere. Enjoy walking around and enjoying the outdoors. Great place to study between classes or to read a book.

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

This beautiful sight sits kn the Cal State Fullerton Campus and affords guest a variety of foliage and fauna. Great for a family outing.

Thank 225dwightd
Reviewed March 5, 2018

This is a good place to visit while you in Fullerton. Different sections within the Arboretum show plants in their correspond native habitat. They even have organic beekeeping onside and a mini orchard.

Thank John L
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Wonderinghuman
November 20, 2016|
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Response from TNHo | Reviewed this property |
There is no age limit, and there is no official admission. At the entrance is a donation box.
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kujohiggins
March 29, 2015|
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Response from jasonplatt |
It's free but there is a suggested donation of 5 dollars according to the official website.
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