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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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Full of color - three seasons

Love the roses, and hostas and summer flowers, - great place for summer Sunday night concerts and a... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2016
Susan T
Dubuque, IIA
Super gardens for this size city

Wonderful gardens and much to see and enjoy here at the Dubuque Arboretum. For the size of... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2015
Dubuque, Iowa
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3800 Arboretum Dr, Dubuque, IA 52001-1040
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Reviewed February 8, 2016

Love the roses, and hostas and summer flowers, - great place for summer Sunday night concerts and a picnic lunch.

Thank Susan T
Reviewed December 11, 2015

Wonderful gardens and much to see and enjoy here at the Dubuque Arboretum. For the size of Dubuque, it is a marvelous testament to the gardeners and nature lovers of the area. The varieties of plants and areas to enjoy are numerous and there is...More

Thank Flutterjean
Reviewed October 28, 2015

This is a newer garden, but well planned out. There is a decent Japanese garden area, English formal garden, hosta garden and more. They have some nice areas for kids. The staff are friendly and helpful. It is not set up with many paved paths,...More

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Reviewed October 27, 2015

We have visited in Spring, Summer and Fall. Love to see close up how the flowers and foliage grow and change. Enjoy the many walking paths and quite seating areas.

Thank Judi H
Reviewed October 18, 2015

Loved seeing so many roses in bloom in the middle of October. The Japanese garden is beautiful too. We plan on going back in Spring or Summer to take in all the beauty the garden has to offer.

Thank brewcrewlover
Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

I was really excited to check out the gardens, but when we went today, there was almost nothing left bloomed. The staff we encountered was very nice, but they had a lot of people doing work on the gardens (probably since we had a hard...More

Thank Jen B
Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoy walking around the arboretum in Dubuque. It is fantastic for a community this size and rivals centers in much larger metro areas. The water features make outstanding backdrops for family, personal or wedding pictures. In the Late spring and early summer the...More

Thank SunshineYes
Reviewed October 10, 2015

So beautiful at all seasons, they do have some trails, A great place to have professtional pics taken at.

Thank Terri L
Reviewed October 9, 2015

A lovingly created and maintained series of gardens with various themes. The rose garden and Japanese garden are my favorites.

Thank DJ D
Reviewed September 29, 2015

This botanic garden is on the outskirts of town, and is a work in progress. There are distinct areas, including a Japanese garden with pond and waterfall, rose garden and hosta garden. There is limited signage to direct you from one area to another, and...More

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