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Connecticut College Arboretum

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Neat grounds

Lovely place for a leisurely walk around a well-kept manicured lawn with trails and small pond... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
mia w
New York City, New York
Great spot for some peace

Looking for a place to just walk and enjoy nature? This is a great peaceful setting. Enjoyed this... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

Lovely place for a leisurely walk around a well-kept manicured lawn with trails and small pond. Great for kids.

Thank mia w
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Looking for a place to just walk and enjoy nature? This is a great peaceful setting. Enjoyed this patch of green.

Thank Tamba5
Reviewed May 7, 2018

The entire Arboretum can be seen is under two hours.by walking at a slow pace. The signage is really good. Information on the various trees and plants is posted for most items. We saw some varieties of plants we had never seen before. The walk...More

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Reviewed January 7, 2018

Clean, well-maintained gardens with trails through the forest and lovely sitting areas. Most plants are clearly identified for the plant -geeks, like me. Dog/family friendly and free -- what more can you ask?

Thank BadLittleBunny
Reviewed November 3, 2017

went on a couple "hikes" (not that vigorous: just a stroll on well-kept paths) here. brought the grandsons. serene, beautiful, especially in Spring and Summer

Thank Lou C
Reviewed October 24, 2017

We arrived near campus and accidentally ended up in the Caroline Black Garden which is on the wrong end of campus. A nice student directed me to the correct location. We parked on the street and took a stroll along the path. We had taken...More

Thank bbbob84
Reviewed August 28, 2017

I've been to many arboretums and this is a tiny one at best. It is really a selected area for college kids to study botany and create a mini learning field site (it seems). It is nice that the college has this place, but it...More

Thank jwreed12
Reviewed September 4, 2016

The website directions are "iffy"--the address is the main campus address, but it takes some wandering around to find the Arboretum (find the Williams Street entrance if you can). Apparently, there are maps, information, and tours at New London Hall (unmarked). Good luck finding that....More

Thank MurphS S
Reviewed August 24, 2016

This place is very special. The perfect place to introduce your kids to nature. Your will feel like you are miles from no where. This place is diverse. Bring a picnic lunch, soccer ball or Frisbee and enjoy the open space. It is truly lovely.

Thank Vail183
Reviewed August 11, 2016

Soothing and tranquil to stroll through this college-owned park.Nice escape from the busyness of New London. Free.

Thank Tours-of-Scotland
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