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“Solitude in city”

Robert W. Monk Public Gardens
Ranked #7 of 27 things to do in Wausau
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 21 acres of wooded land and grassy areas being developed into a public botanical garden. A long-term project that will eventually include a visitors' center, education structure, gift shop and more, the Gardens currently feature a Memory Plaza, Wildflower Woods, fully accessible Treehouse, and aerated pond. Numerous trails, some marked with distance posts, lead through the property, which can be visited free of charge. A wide variety of trees, many of them memorials, and other colorful plantings dot the landscape. Ideal for walks, meditation, exploration, and events such as weddings, birthday parties, and reunions. A list of Garden events, including regular tours, can be found on the website. The Gardens are a geocaching site.
Wausau, Wisconsin
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“Solitude in city”
Reviewed July 18, 2013

Monk's Garden is developing botanical garden in Wausau WI. It is located in a beautyful setting on the north side of the city. It provides the opportunity to enjoy a natural environment that is being developed into a themed natural preserve. It has graded and / or mowed walking paths that due to their flatness are available to all and make for easy walking. It's not yet well known so it provides a quiet place to take a very pleasant stroll. Try it I am certain you will like it.

Visited May 2013
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