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Address: 963 Ross Rd, Lexington, VA 24450-6151
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Interesting Garden for Ambling Around

Fabulously interesting stop for a bit of wandering. Lighthearted atmosphere that is the outgrowth of a community organization. Includes a children's garden full of imaginative... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Roanoke, Virginia
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Roanoke, Virginia
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243 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulously interesting stop for a bit of wandering. Lighthearted atmosphere that is the outgrowth of a community organization. Includes a children's garden full of imaginative outdoor play areas right near the parking lot--wear old clothes and enjoy! Our kids, ages 7 and 3, adored the "tightropes" and the birdhouse treehouse. There's also a mudpie kitchen, a "tunnel" through a "mountain,"... More 

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38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the gardens on a warm summer day and was amazed the diversity of gardens, fields, ponds, marshes, plants, birds, mammals, butterflies in a spot that is actually in town. A doe and I had some eye to eye time! It is a huge undertaking but loved the whimsical sculpture and all the students working to spread mulch and compost.... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

I had a few hours to kill in Lexington and wanted a walk rather than strolling the streets shopping. I found Boxerwood by accident, following a sign for a birding trail. This was an absolute treat: gorgeous shrubs, well maintained paths and interesting sculptures and hidden surprises along the way. Perfect place to take a walk anytime of day it's... More 

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Media, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

As avid gardeners, my wife and I truly enjoyed exploring trails that wander though wetlands, woodlands, and meadows. They have an incredible collection of Japanese Maples, all spectacular. Lots of whimsy in the structures throughout the garden. Well worth the visit.

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California
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24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

My wife and I wanted to go for a small hike with our little baby, and looked this place up. We were so pleased when we got there, first of all because it is free (they graciously accept donations), and primarily because of the freedom to roam. Some reviews criticized this place for not being well kept, but we loved... More 

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

We found this amazing place while looking for a park in the area. What a beautiful and inspiring place! So quiet and peaceful. Each area of this little gem is unique. We can't wait to return!

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Litchfield, Connecticut
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

Mystical for old and young alike as well as professional and wannabe photographers. Nice way to break up touring the city if your brain is experiencing historical overload.

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Thank Gabrielle P
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

My best friend and I came here for her love of nature. I was blown away with all of the well worn paths you could take. You had really no idea where these paths would take you. The have a map in the building where you start, however we chose not to use it. If you love photographing nature, and... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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54 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

What a wonderful place to experience many different natural environments right in the heart of Lexington. There are guides who are happy to assist you as you become one with nature, but the special part about Boxerwood Garden are the signs along the way that tell you where you are, what you're looking at and what you can expect to... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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117 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Disappointed with facility, a lost hippie village with no one around to help you. It is located out of town on a country road, not much in scenery.

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