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Address: 4001 S Woody Mountain Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86005
Phone Number: 928-774-1442
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Created to help people understand the flora of northeastern Arizona, this...

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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A nice hidden gem

We had a nice experience here, having heard of the place but not really knowing what to expect. The road to the arboretum was a well-graded gravel road which caused no issues. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Mike1953
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Arizona
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Arizona
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a nice experience here, having heard of the place but not really knowing what to expect. The road to the arboretum was a well-graded gravel road which caused no issues. The central area is wooded and shady, with well-marked plants native to the Colorado Plateau. We were pleasantly surprised to find a butterfly house, and that was a... More 

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Thank Mike1953
Simi Valley, California
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44 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A beautiful place to see the local flora of the area. They are a great resource for locals on what grows in the area as well. Wish I was around for some of their member programs, they look amazing.

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Thank BigGuido
Chandler, Arizona
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the road to go there is terrible, dirt road, our car turned brown, the staff there are wonderful, very friendly, and very nice, but it is a little bit boring for kids, they need to give them more funds.

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Thank ziad1967
Corrales, New Mexico
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249 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tells the story of local plants that are indigenous to the area which is important. Walking tour was great.

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Thank Mickey6448
Phoenix, Arizona
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful time in the kool pines of flagstaff open house this weekend music and entertainment great trails to go on in the deep woods of flagstaff.

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Thank Nadinefromdacity
maryland, usa
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34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ecological niche of Flagstaff is reflected in the plants displayed here. Also has a small butterfly tent. Little gem this place---for the horticulturist and curious child. Nice trails and little museum. Fee to enter....

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Thank travelbounder
Anthem, United States
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We drove down the 3 mile bone shaking dusty dirt road both ways. The center was closed. Call first. We went on a holiday and Flagstaff was teaming with visitors. Very disappointed. They could post a sign at the turn off from the main road of closure. No reason for such a bad road and poor communications to this touted... More 

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Thank John P
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Arboretum at Flagstaff. It was a wonderful way to spend the day. The Arboretum is not far from the center of the city. The last two miles to the Arboretum is a dirt road. But well maintained so any car can drive on it. The Arboretum has a butterfly house. The young lady that was working... More 

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Thank Karen M
Auburn, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

If you have, or want a Green Thumb, this is a must. The gardens are well laid out, clearly labeled with staff that are friendly and very knowledgeable. It's a little bit of a drive with a mile or so of dusty road, but it's worth the dust.

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Thank Billb1375
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Having visited lots of arboretums in Europe I expected more emphasis on different tree types. There seemed a very limited range of trees on offer and the gardens did not offer a lot of colour, though perhaps we were there at the wrong time? There is a very small butterfly house with a very limited number of species that entertained... More 

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