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The Arboretum at Murray State

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Beautiful walking trail

I recently walked my dog on the trail. The flowers and plants along the way are really pretty. It... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Murray, Kentucky
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A great place to walk, reflect, and learn about flora and fauna

The Murray State Arboretum is an oasis of flowers, shrubs, and trees identified by genus and... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
Murray, Kentucky
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

I recently walked my dog on the trail. The flowers and plants along the way are really pretty. It is a well kept place and a great place for familys to get some excercise and fresh air. I will return soon!

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Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

The Murray State Arboretum is an oasis of flowers, shrubs, and trees identified by genus and species by the Department if Agriculture. There is a walking trail with plenty of shade for warm afternoons, children’s playground for young families, and a gazebo that sits atop...More

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Reviewed June 1, 2018

Murray State University's Arboretum is definitely worth a visit and walk-through. They offer SO many plants and flowers for viewing. Such a beautiful location in Murray. The Murray locals offer know about the annual "plant sale" in April. This event is worth a trip.

Thank Alan B
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Every time I visit the they seem to improve something. They have recently added more recreational equipment for kids beside the walking trail. The outdoor scenery is so picturesque it makes me long for spring during this long winter we are in right now. If...More

Thank Y1426HNwilliamc
Reviewed December 29, 2017

Beautiful paths through wildflowers, and random wildlife. Great place to walk and enjoy the outdoors with your family. Great venue for a shower or birthday party.

Thank juliewF5539HH
Reviewed September 6, 2017

The MSU Arboretum is a great place to walk or jog. There are benches to sit and read a book or just enjoy the sunshine. You can enjoy your lunch in the covered areas or picnic tables out in the fresh air. wonderful and peaceful!

Thank lbquilts94
Reviewed July 25, 2017

So glad this is here now. Nice, accessible walking paths with flowers, shrubs, and trees identified.

Thank katmai8
Reviewed June 21, 2017

I visit the Arboretum several times whenever I am in Murray. A perfect place to eat lunch (I recommend Gigabytes Cafe!), write, or enjoy the peaceful surroundings. The addition of the pond and more seating makes this one of the best places to visit in...More

Thank Anne R
Reviewed May 1, 2017

I live right by the arboretum so I love to jog over and walk around by myself. In a busy life it's great to find that spot you can go to be alone.They take great care of this space and it's a joy to be...More

Thank Birdie G
Reviewed April 21, 2017

We usually pick up some local food and stop by for a picnic. Beautiful and always clean. Never crowded.

Thank John H
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No! Park and head on in.