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The Arboretum at Flagstaff

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Relaxing and enjoyable

We spent an hour or so walking thru the arboretum looking at all the native plants, trees and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Great place to get out and explore with kids

Visited a bit too early in the season for many of the plants to be blooming but enjoyed the trails... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2018
John G
Springfield, Missouri
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Created to help people understand the flora of northeastern Arizona, this 200-acre botanical garden includes 2,500 species of high elevation plants and miles of walking trails to explore them.
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4001 S Woody Mountain Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86005-8775
+1 928-774-1442
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent an hour or so walking thru the arboretum looking at all the native plants, trees and bushes. It's very peaceful and pretty in a sort of English garden style. The butterfly house was the highlight of our visit. They have a tall case...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit and relaxed walking and learning about the beauty of the area. The butterfly exhibit is really fun. Enjoyed the peace and quiet of nature.

Thank JID49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Compared to other Arboretums I have been at this is small and still looks like they are developing it. The butterfly exhibit was very nice and it was a great walk around. I wish the Arboretum would have more tags on the plants, flowers etc...More

Thank GrandmamaW
Reviewed August 14, 2018

A treasure on the outskirts of Flagstaff. 3 miles or so of rough road but worth the effort. Take a lunch with you and picnic. Very nice butterfly exhibit.

Thank den979
Reviewed July 29, 2018

If you like natural beauty, plants, and pretty backdrops for pictures this place is for you. If none of that interests you, then skip it. Kids seem to enjoy this place as well.

Thank TravelinSuz
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Be sure to take a docent tour to become familiar with the grounds and facilities. It's easy to miss some of the more interesting aspects of the Arboretum if you just wander around on your own. There is a lot of history in the Arboretum...More

Thank Don N
Reviewed June 16, 2018

I’d imagine this place is decent after a period of good rain. We went at the beginning of June and there really wasn’t much to see. I think if you are REALLY into gardening or plants it would be ok. Otherwise, I wouldn’t bother. It’s...More

2  Thank theuncle2018
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

Not much to see in comparison to other arboretums. Dry, plants are small, nice trees. Expensive uber ride. Spent $50 for two people

1  Thank Diane H
Reviewed May 15, 2018

Visited a bit too early in the season for many of the plants to be blooming but enjoyed the trails and identifying plants that we were not accustomed to seeing back in Missouri. It is a fairly compact place to stroll around through the forest...More

Thank John G
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

The Arboretum at Flagstaff is a great area to enjoy the Ponderosa Pine Forest. The trees are tall with cinnamon colored bark. Locals say the smells are vanilla scented in season.

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