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The Arboretum at Penn State

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336 Forest Resources Bldg, University Park, State College, PA 16802-3604
+1 814-865-9118
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Peaceful, Beautiful, and Serene

The Arboretum is a mastery of peace through beautiful plants and flowers. Stroll through the... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2017
Faith L
Beautiful!

This is such an incredibly beautiful site regardless of the time of year. Spring brings the tulip... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2017
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State College, Pennsylvania
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336 Forest Resources Bldg, University Park, State College, PA 16802-3604
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Reviewed May 23, 2017

The Arboretum is a mastery of peace through beautiful plants and flowers. Stroll through the lovely gardens, watch the water dance in the fountain, or just relax on one of the benches provided for rest and contemplation. The Penn State Arboretum is health food for...More

Thank Faith L
Reviewed May 22, 2017

This is such an incredibly beautiful site regardless of the time of year. Spring brings the tulip bulbs, and each season thereafter displays its unique treasures. If you have young children, the children's area is superb! From eating the fresh vegetables they grow, to the...More

Thank nmrodg
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Great time with grandkids in the children's garden. Also wonderful photo op. The Arberitum is a fun place to run around and burn off energy while enjoying nature.

Thank missdonna57
Reviewed May 17, 2017

There are walking paths, a children's garden, great places to take photos, restrooms &a large sundial made of stones. Special events can be held there & they have a few events for the public throughout the year. Parking lot is small & you need to...More

Thank cindym123
Reviewed May 14, 2017

My son's kindergarten class came to the Arboretum as part of his field trip. Due to a traffic hold up we had a shortened time here, but it was still a highlight of the trip. There are too many plants to see them all, but...More

Thank Jckcamp
Reviewed May 13, 2017

This is a relatively new facility, so the plants, and trees,are going to take time to mature, but you can see the vision. Sadly, there are no on-site catering venues, but there is a cafe on the ground floor of the nearby law faculty. Check...More

Thank David O
Reviewed May 12, 2017

The Arboretum is gorgeous anytime of the year. There is always something new in bloom. The Children's Garden is for ALL ages...delightful!

Thank TLCadventures
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Peaceful, beatiful even on the cloudy cool day in May. The gentleman that welcomed us was very friendly.

Thank lcwcmt
Reviewed May 2, 2017

It was too early to have everything blooming when we visited but there were lots of pansies, tulips and a terrific design of the plants. The Children's area is so cute. The kids seemed to really enjoy it. And it's FREE!

Thank John M
Reviewed April 27, 2017

Love that the arboretum was free. Great kids garden section that kept kids and adults having fun! A great place to relax and enjoy!

Thank funtravelswith2kids
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Whitney K
April 1, 2017|
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Response from Emma T | Reviewed this property |
It is also a great venue for a summer wedding! I attended one last year and it was beautiful.
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Linda T
September 13, 2015|
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Response from Linda A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very nice restrooms on site in the pavilion.
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S D
July 7, 2015|
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Response from 1947Carlo | Reviewed this property |
No. I suspect service dogs are, but pets are not.
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