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Simply Beautiful

My friend and I thoroughly enjoyed this place. The beauty is everywhere. So many flowers, plants... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Penny J
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Very peaceful & lovely.

Very neat to check out for a nice, peaceful nature walk. Of course it would have been ideal if it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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500 Alumni Dr, Lexington, KY 40503-1607
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately, we had a rainy cold day which was not the best situation to enjoy an outdoor attraction. I would think summer would be best for this visit.

Thank Lenjoyce1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I thoroughly enjoyed this place. The beauty is everywhere. So many flowers, plants and trees. Can’t wait to visit in the spring and summer.

Thank Penny J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very neat to check out for a nice, peaceful nature walk. Of course it would have been ideal if it were in the springtime to see the full beauty of the area, but they had it all decked out in Autumn inspired decorations, which was...More

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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful scenery, and I great place to enjoy. With work only a short walk away, my wife and I can pack a lunch and partake of a picnic in a lovely setting. A great place to escape, you can forget about being in a downtown...More

Thank johnhoward2018
Reviewed October 2, 2018

One of the most beautiful places in Lexington... A great job has been done with all the plantings, such variety everywhere the eye reaches. Love this place!

Thank ggu225
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The Arboretum is a nice place to walk, but I do not see it as a destination in and of itself. It is a worthwhile development in the heart of town, but I find it lacking the shady, park-like environment of arboretums in other cities....More

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Reviewed September 24, 2018

great walk we take dog also she loves it . lots of natural beauty to see just needs so refreshment 1.5 miles is long way and nothing o refresh with

Thank jvej100
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

This is just a beautiful place to visit. Perfect for a nice run or walk. Very well maintained loop paved trails, and a few dirt trails that meander through the beautiful landscaping. Also has a small visitor center where you can get a drink, snacks,...More

Thank Harlandeke
Reviewed September 8, 2018

So we walked around this Arboretum this cloudy 8 September morning. I was surprised to still see to many flowers in full bloom, many that I have never seen before. I lot of people come here to run or exorcise and they seem to have...More

Thank purpleUnion_KY
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Brought my granddaughter here for a day of exploration. It was a very warm day and we had heard they had water activities to keep you cool. We were bummed to see the water sprays were not working the day we were there. There is...More

Thank NorCal-traveler08
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Ken E
April 28, 2018|
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Response from Susan C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is very dog friendly. There are numerous neighborhoods that surround the Arboretum. The wooded area does however have some nasty burs that will tangle coats of long haired dogs.
July 9, 2017|
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Response from linda2061 | Reviewed this property |
To the best of my knowledge, the trails are free. The children's garden may have a fee. Sorry, I don't have more information. Enjoy your time if you go!
May 13, 2017|
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Response from kypat | Reviewed this property |
Yes, required to be on a leash though