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Arnold Arboretum, Boston

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See the rich collection of plants at Arnold Arboretum, a conservation and research institution whose history stretches back to 19th century. The arboretum, a department of Harvard University, occupies 114 ha (281 acres) and displays more than 4,000 trees, shrubs, and vines from all over the world. It's also the home to many animal species, such as raccoons, squirrels, cormorants, and snapping turtles. You can take a free guided tour or take your time and explore on your own. Dogs are allowed, but they must be leashed . Bicycles are permitted only on paved paths. Arrange to visit Arnold Arboretum and other attractions in Boston using our Boston holiday planner.
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  • The grounds are well manicured and the walkways are accessible to many with and without disabilities. A great place to visit. 
  • I love the Arboretum! There are so many pretty paths to take and so many beautiful trees and plants.Great dog walking place. Love all the Lilacs when in bloom.So many different varieties! One of Olmst...  more »
  • I never knew much about trees up until recent years working for a tree company, so visiting this place was alot of fun. Its open and definietly fun for friends and families, and if you bring a pet bri...  more »