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The Arb is a fantastic

Our family loves the Arb. We take lots of walks throughout the year there. It's absolutely... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Evelyn H
Northfield, Minnesota
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A Very Beautfiul Easy Trail for a Casual Stroll in Summer

The trail head is adjacent to a parking lot. When I went there in early July, the weather was... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2018
Albert W
San Jose, United States
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100 S College St, Contiguous with the campus; either side of Highway 19, Northfield, MN 55057-4002
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Our family loves the Arb. We take lots of walks throughout the year there. It's absolutely beautiful.

Thank Evelyn H
Reviewed July 29, 2018

The trail head is adjacent to a parking lot. When I went there in early July, the weather was great, mild and not humid. There is a little stream and a lake, with a shallow 'waterfall'. About 15 to 20 goats are kept in the...More

Thank Albert W
Reviewed July 20, 2018

We packed our bikes and rode through the campus which is beautiful and easy to navigate. Definitely worth a stop

Thank Dakotagirl777
Reviewed July 2, 2018

I throughly enjoyed a morning bike ride along the paved trail of the arboretum. Although part of the trail was closed due to construction, I had enough of a ride to experience the beauty and tranquility of this beautiful space!

Thank nun46
Reviewed June 5, 2018

The trails are beautiful and extensive. The place is huge and a wonderful resource. We only had an hour to explore but we will definitely be back.

Thank Robin P
Reviewed December 27, 2017

Just moved to the area in August and live near a trail at the NE end. It's a gem and we haven't explored 1/2 of it (yet). I like to walk along the creek into town, which is the quickest route. It's well maintained and...More

Thank minniegirl01
Reviewed November 15, 2017

This is a wonderful place to hike, relax and just clear your mind! I highly recommend it to anyone visiting Northfeild.

Thank mmvies
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Nice paved and unpacked paths for jogging or hiking. Also, a nice place to walk to watch the autumn leaves.

Thank Connecticut2003
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Be aware there is no identification as to where to go, how far the loops are or even how to get back to where you started. There are colored shapes on poles but they mean absolutely nothing. Would be nice to have a map posted...More

Thank Jan E
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

I've loved visiting the Arb for 45 years and this week was no disappointment. The river was flowing, birds singing, squirrels stashing, trees doing their thing -- plus a herd of friendly and ravenous goats methodically munching on underbrush. We wandered both upper and lower...More

Thank Ben S
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