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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 beautiful, clean, relaxing experience

As a photographer; I've read about the Arboretum and finally had a chance to visit this past weekend. It was still raining outside so I sequestered myself in the small butterfly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We needed a quiet, relaxing place to go to recharge our batteries after a few hectic days and the arboretum certainly fit the bill. Entry fee is very reasonable, only $17 for the two of us and we were there all morning! We had a wander around the grounds ourselves first and spent an hr in the Butterfly House learning... More 

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Somerset
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A pleasant small-scale arboretum which can be seen in an hour or so. The Butterfly House was a nice addition, offering the chance to see the beautiful Monarch butterfly up close. The grounds offer magnificent views across the plateau to the San Francisco Peaks, and there are a couple of short nature trails. PLEASE BE AWARE: the final three miles... More 

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Thank marniedoble
Las Vegas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a photographer; I've read about the Arboretum and finally had a chance to visit this past weekend. It was still raining outside so I sequestered myself in the small butterfly exhibit taking pictures for a solid hour. Once the rain stopped I was able to catch stunning flowers fresh with moisture. Dazzling. I took time strolling down the many... More 

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Thank concertpix
Flagstaff, Arizona
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere and superb learning environment for kids and adults. Great staff. The road out will likely be bumpy, depending on latest rains and maintenance.

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Thank jasper227
Vancouver, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Although we really didn't enjoy the arboretum grounds or exhibits, it made an incredible venue for an outdoor wedding! My niece got married - and had the reception all within 50 yards! And the setting was beautiful!! We must get back and enjoy the park!

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Thank jcurious1234
Cave Creek, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

My sister is an avid gardener, so I thought I would take her here. She grows many of the same plants in upstate NY, but we are nestled in the pines. We had a wonderful guided tour with Cheryl, who was very knowledgable and sweet. and told about the history of this serene place. The weather was perfect, and it... More 

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Thank artqueen
Sedona, Arizona
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

It was interesting to know about the history of the property and nice that it is open to the public to enjoy. We mostly enjoyed the Butterfly enclosure. The staff was enthusiastic and informative. We attended a concert after walking around the Arboretum. The Concert experience was wonderful. The weather was perfect.

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Thank golden2p
Flagstaff, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Tucked back in the woods, the Arboretum is smaller scale and more quaint than those you would find in bigger cities/metro areas. Can see the San Francisco Peaks while walking the nature path.

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

The road is in paved the last 3 miles with several washboard sections. Arrived two hours prior to closing (5pm). Was told the Butterfly house closes at 4pm. Strolled over to the area, taking pictures of the natural setting. When thunder could be heard. Ladies came running over and locked the doors on the building. We never made it in.... More 

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Thank HunBabe
Wiggins, Mississippi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice, well organized arboretum. We packed a picnic lunch and ate in the picnic area. We enjoyed visiting the horticulture building where they have a water tube system to help heat and cool the room. Very interesting. We also visited the research hothouse and got caught in a thunderstorm. When the rain just wouldn't stop we... More 

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