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Coker Arboretum

Cameron Ave. and Raleigh St., UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
+1 919-962-0522
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An oasis

Hard to believe this place is tucked away on campus and just off of Franklin St. If you want to... read more

Reviewed January 28, 2018
AnnaGR18
Beautiful hidden gem year round

This adorable and surprisingly diverse garden in hidden in plain sight in the near-middle if... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2017
Susie H
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Durham, North Carolina
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
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“year round” (2 reviews)
“duke gardens” (2 reviews)
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Cameron Ave. and Raleigh St., UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
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Reviewed January 28, 2018

Hard to believe this place is tucked away on campus and just off of Franklin St. If you want to just sit on a bench and look at trees and get some privacy, lots of opportunity to do so here. It’s well maintained and just...More

Thank AnnaGR18
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Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

This adorable and surprisingly diverse garden in hidden in plain sight in the near-middle if campus. I love to walk to the Starbucks near the student stores then wander over to the trails or sit on one of the many benches. With all the shade...More

Thank Susie H
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Reviewed October 17, 2017

We have visited during the different seasons with Fall and Winter being the prettiest. In the Winter, if there is snow, you will feel like you are walking through Narnia. Great place to spend some quiet time with the family and enjoy the beautiful foliage.

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Reviewed September 30, 2017

Even on a Saturday, the arboretum wasn't crowded. I wouldn't go out of my way to visit, but if you are in the area it was quite enjoyable to walk around. (note to Trip Advisor, please add "Family [adult children]," if you are breaking down...More

Thank Cheryl L
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

I really enjoy walking in the Coker Arboretum. It is so peaceful to walk around and enjoy the beauty of nature. It takes you away from the hustle and bustle and provides some calm. You can spend as little time there or as much as...More

Thank NCTraveler2015
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Reviewed June 1, 2017

Duke Gardens gets all the whoop-la, but this on campus Arboretum is lovely and larger than you can imagine, Sweet place for a stroll or a quick spot picnic. Romantic and charming

1  Thank baileybaileybailey
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Reviewed May 13, 2017

Plants are well kept and most were blooming during our visit. Many paths to take to wind through the gardens and explore. Most plants are labeled so you know what you are looking at. Great place to go to get ideas for your own gardens.

Thank Jucasz
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Reviewed April 19, 2017

It was not until we moved away from the immediate neighborhood of the Coker Arboretum that we realized how much we miss the extensive variety of plants, shrubs and trees. The Arboretum is in a constant state of flux as the seasons pass. There is...More

Thank Alan R
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Reviewed February 19, 2017

please make time for this lovely spot when visiting Chapel Hill. It is truly a breath of fresh air. Small but well maintained and very pretty. Parking is an issue, so do your research first. We were lucky to be staying close enough to walk.

Thank MTHughes
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Reviewed September 14, 2016

A beautiful place to walk and appreciate quiet- free and easy to get around. Great to sit and watch the clouds go by.

Thank Ana F
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