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Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens

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3800 Arboretum Dr, Dubuque, IA 52001-1040
+1 563-556-2100
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Amazing. Very beautiful. Has a park for the kids to play. Lots of things to see. Everyone from the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mjoligschlaeger
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Middletown, Missouri
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it was a pleasure volunteering and i love to visit

i love nature and if you are like me this is the place for you .so many beautiful, delicious... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
danigirlluv
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Cascade
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“japanese garden” (23 reviews)
“rose garden” (10 reviews)
“koi pond” (10 reviews)
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3800 Arboretum Dr, Dubuque, IA 52001-1040
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+1 563-556-2100
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"japanese garden"
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"rose garden"
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"koi pond"
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"full bloom"
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"water features"
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"flowers and plants"
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"leisurely walk"
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"plant life"
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"enjoy the surroundings"
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"beautiful place to visit"
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"gift shop is"
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"free admission"
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"love nature"
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"different species"
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"late spring"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing. Very beautiful. Has a park for the kids to play. Lots of things to see. Everyone from the baby to the adults enjoyed themselves.

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Reviewed April 30, 2018

i love nature and if you are like me this is the place for you .so many beautiful, delicious smelling flowers and plants that you would not believe. i love the koi pond and there is no where that you wont get a good pic....More

Thank danigirlluv
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

This was recommended by a friend. Well worth the time. Beautiful Gardens, well maintained and plants labeled so you knew what you are looking at.

Thank Nancy S
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Quiet relaxing place to visit.Lovely grounds with many types of shrubs flowers and trees.The arboretum has a man made pond.Trails throughout the gardens.We go every year.The gardens also have a playground for children.Parking is abundant and no fee to get in.

Thank alpickl
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

Very quiet, tranquil place to get away. I traveled there are on a hot afternoon but there is plenty of shade and the fish pond is very soothing. I really took the time to enjoy all the different plants and learned about many different species...More

Thank mmbreitbach
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

Not much more to say..this place is beautiful, well kept, mostly by volunteers. An excellent place to spend the day!!

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Reviewed October 6, 2017

A beautiful kept grounds, that is a great place to relax and connect with nature. More than just flowers and plants, as there are many benches to sit and relax or meditate.

Thank Alan C
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Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

The gardens were extremely well-maintained for this time of year. Shade gardeners’ alert—7,000 hostas. Japanese garden was complete with waterfall and koi pond.

Thank MBK458
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Reviewed September 20, 2017

relaxing stroll thru gardens also ADA not easy to find in Dubuque but well worth the time spend they offer free tours

Thank Alice D
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Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

Made a brief stop here a month ago to take some senior pictures of my daughter. Lots of places for cute pics. Lovely garden with loads of flowers and ponds and waterfall.

Thank James L
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