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“Beuatiful”

Cowling Arboretum at Carleton College
Ranked #2 of 10 things to do in Northfield
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

The trails are beautiful and extensive. The place is huge and a wonderful resource. We only had an hour to explore but we will definitely be back.

Thank Robin P
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Reviewed December 27, 2017

Just moved to the area in August and live near a trail at the NE end. It's a gem and we haven't explored 1/2 of it (yet). I like to walk along the creek into town, which is the quickest route. It's well maintained and I understand one can cross-country ski with sufficient snow. Portions of the trails have asphalt paving and there's a Japanese Garden nearby. Tons of waterfowl! The trails west of Highway 19 prohibit biking.

Thank minniegirl01
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Reviewed November 15, 2017

This is a wonderful place to hike, relax and just clear your mind! I highly recommend it to anyone visiting Northfeild.

Thank mmvies
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Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Nice paved and unpacked paths for jogging or hiking. Also, a nice place to walk to watch the autumn leaves.

Thank Connecticut2003
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Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Be aware there is no identification as to where to go, how far the loops are or even how to get back to where you started. There are colored shapes on poles but they mean absolutely nothing. Would be nice to have a map posted at the entrance with loops and distance identified and a key code to trail markings. Trails with direction markers and distance would be helpful. The scenery is beautiful and an easy walk.

Thank Jan E
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