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West Virginia Botanic Garden

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Address: 1061 Tyrone Rd, Morgantown, WV 26508-2973
Phone Number: 304 376-2717
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Nice place in Spring and Summer afternoons!

You can find different activities here if you know the schedules. It is a great place for families with young kids. It can be a great place to observe different types of wildlife... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
SoftPig
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Morgantown, West Virginia
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Morgantown, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can find different activities here if you know the schedules. It is a great place for families with young kids. It can be a great place to observe different types of wildlife, flowers, butterflies, etc.

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

not much to see there very small and a lot of papers and cans around didn't look like it had much upkeep on property. but it was ok just to be outside I wouldn't recommend anyone to drive a long way to see whats there

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New Orleans
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

This is a wonderful place to take an evening walk. There are multiple trails which can be taken and it is usually uncrowded.

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Thank Louise A
Morgantown, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Wanted to enjoy an afternoon stroll and give my dog some exercise. It was after 4:00 pm so the gates were closed. Parked at the Tyrone entrance. A bit of a hill to get back to the car. There is a lovely area where there are flowers and sculptures made from natural elements. The majority of the gardens include trails... More 

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Thank Lorinda S
Masontown, West Virginia
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41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Quiet, beautiful, amazing scenes. If you like to look at flowers, birds, trees and gardens, this is the place to see all. The supporters of these gardens have done a great job.

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Thank 102maryannem
Morgantown, West Virginia
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112 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This is a very nice area. Lots of trails to choose from. If you add them to your facebook page, they have walks and events to teach you about the different plants, trees, and wildlife in the area.

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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55 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We came in September 2015, the weather was fantastic and the morning breeze was refreshing! We came for a bird walk which was very informative and enjoyable. Later in the morning we attended an event that showcased local birds of prey that had been rescued. It. Was. Great. As an avid birder, I really enjoyed the live show and learning... More 

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Wheeling, West Virginia
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

My sister and I went to the Botanical Gardens in Morgantown. These gardens are in their infancy but the walk in the virgin forest was well worth the trip. The mature trees set the stage as you enter the gardens. The visitors center is almost complete and looks like it will be really nice. There is a 20 foot eagle... More 

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Thank Mary D
Morgantown, West Virginia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

They have various events year round that are low or no cost. Beautiful gardens, interesting Red Tailed Hawk structured art piece by a local artist that blends in beautifully with the landscape, and summer camps for kids- This is a great family destination near Morgantown and Cheat Lake.

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Thank THIS_Pers0n
Cincinnati, Ohio
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41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

I stopped by the Botanic Garden for a walk with my 10 month old. During my visit there was a lot of construction going on due to the addition of what appears to be a new visitor center. Because of the construction the lower parking lot was closed, leaving us to park in the upper lot. There is a short... More 

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