Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, Arcadia

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The L.A. Arboretum has flourished for over 60 years as an educational resource focusing on unique plant collections, book collections, and historic preservation. Grounds close daily at 5pm

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  • Wow, what a beautiful county arboretum. The gardens are very well maintained with clearly labeled trees, plants, etc. and a Queen Anne Cottage and barn in the center of a lake. You can take a self gui...  more »
  • A beautiful location to stroll through lunch gardens, wooded environs and muse at a lagoon. Wonderful place to gather your thoughts, meditate or just walk.  more »
  • This place has trees from many parts of the world and some are clearly labelled. Also have conservatories and research facilities including library, which makes it a destination for serious botanists....  more »
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  • It is a great place to visit. You can walk, sit and enjoy. They have many different kind of trees; and collection is really good. You will get a green land within LA. You can see many peacocks. Sometime they give pose to take a picture with you. :) However, for that you have to be luck. You may chose a cloudy day to get this experience. You can find different kind of roses there. You can find a waterfall there. It is nice to sit and take picture there. It is good amount of walk. If you can not work, I think they have bus or tram tour. In summery, if you have sometime and want to be close to nature, it is a very good place to visit.
  • An absolutely amazing destination. There are so many different types of trees, plants, and there are peacocks and ducks all over the park. There is a lake and also a waterfall. There are many locations that are perfect for pictures...so make sure you take a camera and or have a full battery life on your cellphone because you will have many opportunities to take the perfect picture with your friends and or family. I spent the day, it was a good walk and there are plenty of benches in case you get tired. The park is maintained very clean and the staff is very friendly.
  • Beautiful, quiet, and feels secluded despite being next to some busy streets. Small enough that you can see all of it in one day. A good mix of nature lovers, people on dates, and people getting their daily workout in (there's a big hill). You are practically guaranteed to see a peacock or two. The only complaint is that the hand soap in the restrooms is very strongly scented and detracts from the natural smells of the plants and flowers.
  • Our family visited here twice in the past two years. It's a beautiful arboretum for any type of pictures especially for family. The trees' leaves turned to different colors this time of the year. Highly recommended. As an added bonus, the are many peacocks wandering around. They are not shy nor intimated by people, but I would not recommend petting them.
  • Beautiful. By far the biggest park here. Lots to do and walk and peacocks are beautiful to look at. Especially in summer when they flair the tails. Be ready to walk as the park is big and you might want to come EARLY as in one day it's hard to do it all.

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