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The Arboretum at Flagstaff

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Well worth an hour and a half

My wife and I arrived promptly at 9:00 on the opening day of the 2019 season and were, thus, the... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2019
Rheinhold F
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Oak Park, Illinois
Beautiful area and bird watching

Beautiful flowers blooming everywhere, enjoyed bird watching and the butterfly pavillon. Got to... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2019
Treeless L
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Yuma, AZ
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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
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Reviewed July 10, 2019

Beautiful flowers blooming everywhere, enjoyed bird watching and the butterfly pavillon. Got to see a duck and 10 ducklings on the pond. Enjoyed sitting on the bench looking at the trees and flowers and white puffy clouds going by.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 17, 2019

This was my third visit; this time with my wife for a picnic lunch and casual hour before driving back to Las Vegas. My slight disappointment was only a fault of my own. I'm a photographer and on previous visits in June I've been greeted...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 9, 2019

On Sunday, May 9th, the weather was great so we decided to have lunch at Wildflower at the Sawmill then go to the Arboretum for a couple of hours. To get there you turn off the main road onto Woody Mountain Rd and go four...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 3, 2019

There was someone available who knew the history of the place and that made it much more interesting. Glad I live somewhere that grows real grass. The walking path thru the forest was peaceful.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 17, 2019

Great for walks in the pine forest. Great for nature study for the whole family. Many conservation efforts going on there to look at. There's something for everyone - children and adults. Take the outer loop walk for a great view of the San Francisco...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 15, 2019

My wife and I arrived promptly at 9:00 on the opening day of the 2019 season and were, thus, the first guests of the year. We got in free because we are members of another arboretum so be sure to check that out for yourself....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Rheinhold F
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Beautiful walk. We went after many of the leaves blew off the day after a snowstorm but it was still a beautiful walk. The drive seemed like a long ways on the dirt road but it was worth it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael A
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

The arboretum was low key the day we visited. Lovely to enjoy a welcoming and beautiful spot. There are tables outside for picnicking which would be fun another time. My favorite things were the butterflies and the carefully designed section that analyzes the setting by...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DebbyCT
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Visiting the Arboretum is a bit of a ride outside of town, but well worth the trip. Of course it seemed much shorter on the way back and we took a much closer look at the lovely wooded road as we went. The Arboretum offers...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Eva S
Reviewed September 24, 2018

They have wonderfully maintained trails here and you can see lots of different plants, flowers and lots of birds too. The pond also has some frogs if you are lucky enough to spot them. Nice little visitor center too with some good information and a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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