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Jenkins Arboretum, Devon

4.8
#163 of 216 in Parks in Pennsylvania
Jenkins Arboretum is one of eastern Pennsylvania's major horticultural and environmental assets. As a botanical garden, it preserves and nurtures forty-six acres of Chester County's rapidly disappearing natural environments. The Arboretum is one of Pennsylvania's major horticultural showcases of native trees, shrubs, rhododendrons, azaleas, laurels, blueberries, ferns and wildflowers.
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  • Beautiful woodland garden tucked in a neighborhood in Devon. Even though our visit was in the fall and not at the peak of the blooming season (spring seems to be best with rhododendrons, azaleas and w...  more »
  • With a busy calendar of worthwhile public events & lectures, this bucolic haven ranks high on the list of noteworthy botanic gardens in & around PA & DE, such as Mt. Cuba, the Henry Foundation, etc.& ...  more »
  • It's free to get in here and it is the perfect pace for a nature walk. They have a cute gift shops as well as nice bathrooms. The staff there is also very friendly. It is full of natural, native plant...  more »
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  • Lovely treat to discover this beautiful spot. Gracious and welcoming staff. Well marked plants. Nice variety of specimens for sale to bring home.
  • Absolutely beautiful! I went last in the fall, and it was still breathtaking. And the front desk was polite, helpful, and knowledgeable
  • Our family walked around one gorgeous day and spent a very peaceful time among beautiful gardens. There's a pond, sculptures and gift shop.
  • Really pleasant way to spend a day. Tree labels could be a little bigger for those of us with vision issues. I recommend it.
  • Great paths through this nature area. No cost to enter, a wonderful calm small pound near the back was my personal favorite area. All through the park, birds and small animals could be seen on the sides of the paths. Most of the plants had small tags that told the name of the plant. A small store out front also sold small potted plants. (On a side note there were a TON of Pokemon Go Poke-stops and Gyms)

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