Chesapeake Arboretum, Chesapeake

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The Chesapeake Arboretum is located in the heart of Chesapeake and is a 48-acre "Nature's Classroom" that promotes horticultural and environmental awareness through displays, education and research. Dedicated to its current site in November 1996, it boasts one of Virginia's finest trail systems that wanders through a mature hardwood forest with many varieties of trees and plants.

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  • October 2, 2017
    We had a delightful day walking the trails and watching the ducks in the pond. The paths are well kept and it was a wonderful day of everyone.  more »
  • August 5, 2017
    I've enjoyed walking the trails at the Arboretum for many years and have great affection this lovely sanctuary. During extremely hot summer days, it is much cooler and is almost like air conditioning....  more »
  • June 21, 2017
    A hidden gem in the heart of Greenbrier. Nice walking trails throughout but a word of "CAUTION"- use bug spray as the mosquitoes can run you out of there. Ask in the house about the Paw Paw trees.  more »
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  • April 28, 2017
    Great little park to get away from it all. Last I checked they are in the process of rebuilding the bridge in front of the entrance to the trails. Dog friendly but must be leashed.
  • March 30, 2017
    Love the park, beautiful variety of trees and plants. Unfortunately there is quite a bit of litter that gets caught up in the stream. Also some of the bridges and docks are in disrepair, but with new ones slowly being built. One of my favorite stops for me and my son.
  • April 29, 2017
    Peaceful place, really mmm nothing here. More a park with labels on the trees
  • November 19, 2016
    Love going here. Great for a walk or date. It's just nice to get away for a little bit . Trails are nice not to long not to short great scenery trail Maps make it impossible to get lost
  • January 5, 2017
    Love this place... currently in disrepair but still pleasant. Occasionally snakes have been a nuisance, but I've never had one come after me or my family.

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