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SFA Mast Arboretum

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Address: Wilson Drive, Nacogdoches, TX 75962
Phone Number: 936-564-7351
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The first arboretum at a university in Texas, this on-campus garden spills...

The first arboretum at a university in Texas, this on-campus garden spills over 19 acres and lies on a portion of the Lanana Creek Trail.

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We walked this trail during our visit here in Nacogdoches. The landscape was so amazing, and beautiful sculptures thru out the park. Our favorite thing was the Arboretum of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Barbara Y
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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked this trail during our visit here in Nacogdoches. The landscape was so amazing, and beautiful sculptures thru out the park. Our favorite thing was the Arboretum of trees was so amazing.

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Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

This is a pretty attraction with free admission, nice shaded walkways and plenty of benches. A great place to take a lunch break or explore at a leisurely place. The plants and flowers are beautiful and there is artwork spaced throughout. Very close to the Azalea garden which also has a lot of beautiful hydrangeas.

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Nacogdoches, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

This amazing place is the type you simply can relax and take in the beauty. It is great spot to slow down and discover the delicate details and colors growing here.

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Nacogdoches, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Great walking paths for those who like nature and plants. Views changes throughout the year as the seasons change.

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Nacogdoches, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Lots to see. My family and I enjoy walking the paved and shaded paths. Very peaceful and quite beautiful.

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Loved this place!!! There are many paths to select from - hard top for ease or off-the-path for the more adventureous. We spent 2 hours enjoying the fresh area and plant life this past weekend. We will return many more times when visiting Nac. Lots of bike riders and walkers too.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My DD took her easter picutres at the SFA arboretum and they were beautiful! of course she's the cutest little thing walking the earth but All the flowers and colors made for fantastic, natural scenery... Great for pictures or just to visit and look at the beauty of nature

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Lufkin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

the best time to go the gardens is around end of March when the azalea's are in bloom. They have every kind of azalea you could think of. It is a beautiful setting for taking pictures. We love to go and take our guest when they come

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Huffman, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The tour of this garden was a continuation of our tour of the Ruby M. Mize Azalea Garden. The plants in this garden are just as interesting and beautiful as the Mize Azalea Garden. Walking through the garden encourages one to appreciate the work and expertise that goes into creating such an awe inspiring environment.

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Alexandria, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

It was an "off" season when we went so at first it appeared dried up and dying, however when we got to the shady area, it was really nice. The little bridges and special areas are enchanting. Benches and swings are placed along the way so you can rest. Trees and bushes are labeled so you can identify what they... More 

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