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Ruby M. Mize Azalea Garden

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2107 University Dr, Nacogdoches, TX 75962-0001
+1 936-468-1832
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Sunday stroll

Beautiful grounds on the campus of Stephen F Austin in the oldest town in Texas. Beautiful gardens... read more

Reviewed November 21, 2016
Oxford, Ohio
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Beautiful gardens on the SFA campus. The azaleas were in full bloom when we visited, great place... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2016
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Take a guided tour through the eight acres of display gardens including azaleas, camellias and Japanese maples. This garden comprises over 7,000 azaleas from 500 named varieties. Restroom facilities available at the SFA Ag Building, recommended group stop there first before touring azalea garden.
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2107 University Dr, Nacogdoches, TX 75962-0001
+1 936-468-1832
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Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful grounds on the campus of Stephen F Austin in the oldest town in Texas. Beautiful gardens, truly a joy to see.

Thank TOm J J
Reviewed October 30, 2016

Beautiful gardens on the SFA campus. The azaleas were in full bloom when we visited, great place for photos.

Thank G D
Reviewed October 17, 2016

I guess we went at a peak blooming time because it was spectacular. If you like azaleas this is the place to go.

Thank Lance K
Reviewed October 13, 2016

we had one heck of a time getting a visitors parking permit , but once we found a parking lot that accepted ALL PERMITS we were off ,, really nice, but wish we had seen the flowers in full bloom,,,

Thank CloggieUsa2001
Reviewed September 27, 2016

Very nice walking paths. There were a few azaleas in bloom, but it was recommended that we come back in February or March to see the whole garden in bloom. It was still very nice to see all the plants and sculptures.

Thank Eaglator
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

So many prey tt flowers and trees. You can stroll the many pathways. I came across people reasung, one guy playing a guitar, and cooled off walking under the misters while they watered trees. Very relaxing

Thank Tonya G
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Excellent escape from stresses of everyday life. The gardens are rich in uniqueness and beauty. Large canopy of trees shields strollers from the hot sun. Best viewed in the spring, but nice trail to walk all year round.

Thank Pamela P
Reviewed August 22, 2016

This was such an amazing find in the small town of Nacogdoches. I went several times for a walk/run and enjoyed the variety of scenery and options in the trail. Artwork is much more than expected and much of the trail is covered and shaded...More

Thank SuzfromTex
Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Typically, my family and I will go out here on walks. There are so many different types of plants that are absolutely stunning. Unless you get very close to it, you would not know the highway was nearby. It's usually not very crowded.

Thank Mary H
Reviewed July 19, 2016

If you are in town when the weather isn't too hot,be sure and check out the garden as well bas the rest of the art walk across the creek and the Abernathy center nearby, all an all a pleasant hour of relaxing trails

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May 15, 2017|
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Response from Scott S | Reviewed this property |
To inquire about a golf cart tour, please visit the Sculpture for All web site and click on "Contact" to send an email to the organizers of the sculpture exhibit that's in the garden. Apparently they have been able to... More
Carolyn S
March 18, 2017|
Response from LaJuan M | Reviewed this property |
On Sunday, April 9, 2000, Stephen F. Austin State University and the SFA Mast Arboretum officially dedicated the Ruby M. Mize Azalea Garden at a reception for the garden’s major benefactor, Mrs. Dorothy Mize Wisely and... More
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Response from Kenneth M | Reviewed this property |
Call me a NAC and garden lover. Regardless of blooms or no blooms the garden is extremely peaceful and always beautiful. There are times where all one can see is green and other times you may see many blooms. The plants are... More