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Hidden Lake Garden

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Great afternoon adventure with the kids

Very nice gardens and natural spaces. Visited with the kids (8 and 11yrs) and their grandmother... read more

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Matthew D
West Bloomfield, Michigan
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Very nice arboretum and garden

Nicely laid out garden and arboretum. You can drive through the grounds and view from the car, or... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2019
Chelsea, Michigan
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6214 Monroe Rd, Tipton, MI 49287-9766
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice gardens and natural spaces. Visited with the kids (8 and 11yrs) and their grandmother (67yrs). We tackled two of the shorter trails and had no issues with managing the hikes. Well marked and manicured. There are a number of longer trails available. Reasonable...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed July 5, 2019

Nicely laid out garden and arboretum. You can drive through the grounds and view from the car, or stop at any of several small parking lots along the way to take a hike on one of the many paths. If you want a little more...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

I've been coming here since 1970. Adrian businessman Harry Fee started it in 1926 by purchasing 200 acres upon his retirement. His plan was to farm it and dig a lake. He did both and much more, building a road through it and turning it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Rumplestiltskinned
Reviewed August 28, 2018

I can only echo the exuberant approvals of this beautiful acreage expressed by others. Besides the absolute beauty of the flowering beds , rolling hillsides, trees, etc., the peaceful stillness throughout the area is so refreshing. This is an educational extension area for the Michigan...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is by far one of the most beautiful hidden gems Michigan has to offer. Lots of great hiking and beautiful gardens. A perfect place for a quiet day with nature

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Terry P
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

It's beautiful throughout the different seasons. My kids grew up playing in the shrub part and rolling down the giant hill. Great paths for walking. Much nature to see!!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

Beautiful, relaxing setting in the Irish Hills area. Hike here often. Very interesting displays in greenhouses. Highly recommend

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

MSU’s grounds are Beautiful to explore with amazing collection of flora and fauna. An excellent location for a photo shoot and the indoor conservancy works well on days of inclement weather. Guided Tours and classes are also available.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Traci H
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Traveling in Southern Michigan we came across a nice surprise. A garden run by the University of Michigan is a low-cost way to really enjoy a day. One can drive or bike or walk or hike any or all of the park for only $3...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank ozwizard50
Reviewed October 27, 2017

We took an afternoon drive to appreciate the fall colors. One of our favorite drives is along Michigan Avenue towards the Irish Hill and Hidden Lake Garden. We were surprised on this trip with the Halloween scarecrows set up in the gardens. Witches, Peanuts characters...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank eswalton
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December 29, 2018|
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$5.00 starting January 2d.