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University of Idaho Arboretum & Botanical Garden

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Love the U of I Arboretum

If you have time to visit the University of Idaho Arboretum, it is worth the visit. The best part... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Scott M
Moscow, Idaho
A great place to explore and enjoy nature

The UI Arboretum is a special place on the UI campus that anyone can experience. It’s a beautiful... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
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1200 W Palouse Dr, Moscow, ID 83844-0001
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All reviews beautiful place trees and plants nice walk different species birds chirping a true gem fresh air my hubby great place to take a walk live nearby little gem visit moscow in town water features no matter late spring wheat fields
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have time to visit the University of Idaho Arboretum, it is worth the visit. The best part is that every season you have a different experience. If you are lucky enough the University of Idaho music department does an outside concert. A must...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

The UI Arboretum is a special place on the UI campus that anyone can experience. It’s a beautiful place with many different species of plants and trees that are also accessible for botany classes. Dr Richard Naskali, who recently passed, can be credited with its...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

If you find yourself in Moscow, Idaho or visiting the University of Idaho you owe it to yourself to take a quiet walk in this beautiful arboretum. I love visiting arboretums around the world and would have never expected to find one of this quality...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

This really is a hidden oasis in a sea of wheat fields. I used to spend time here as a student at U of I many years ago. We went back last weekend to find that it was just as enjoyable as I remembered. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Laura H
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

I was looking for a place to take my morning walk while spending a few days in Moscow and decided to check out the arboretum.... it was spectacular!!! The trails were wide and well appointed! The trees, flowers, landscape made for a lovely walk, a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

The UI Arboretum is a hidden gem in beautiful Palouse Country. The grounds are lush, quiet, peaceful, and beautiful. It is one of those places where you sit to enjoy a few quiet moments, and quickly find that you continue to linger because the peace...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank M R
Reviewed June 20, 2018

We visited during moms weekend and had a wonderfully relaxing walk through the Arboretum while we were there. Allison at the Marriott in town recommended this for us and we are so happy we did.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Harry B
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

The community loves the Arboretum, and it is a nice place for a walk. I would rate it more highly if it were truly a botanical arboretum with unusual specimens, or a stunning visual display well cared for. The University has minimal staff who do...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 993chucks
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

This is one of those times I’m really grateful that trip advisor exists. I had about an hour to kill before I headed back to my hotel room and an hour walk in the park was what the doctor ordered. I love how different areas...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed February 24, 2018

Perfect for bird watching, a quiet walk or even a picnic! So many different trees and plants! Butterflies, turtles and humming birds. There is a large field in front of the barn for kids to run around and play and there are benches throughout for...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Sarah T
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Yes, I know weddings are held there but I don't know about the barn. A good location is by one of the ponds. You should contact the arboretum staf for event scheduling. Try to call 208-885-5978 & they will direct you to the... More