Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, Dubuque

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  • Very quiet, tranquil place to get away. I traveled there are on a hot afternoon but there is plenty of shade and the fish pond is very soothing. I really took the time to enjoy all the different plant...  more »
  • Not much more to say..this place is beautiful, well kept, mostly by volunteers. An excellent place to spend the day!!  more »
  • A beautiful kept grounds, that is a great place to relax and connect with nature. More than just flowers and plants, as there are many benches to sit and relax or meditate.  more »
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  • As a co-owner of Absolute Music, I am happy to give a 5 star review to the Dubuque Arboretum. They do a fantastic job. We love DJing events here!
  • This is a beautiful place to go relax and enjoy nature. This may not be the biggest of parks or the most impressive, but it is very well kept and very relaxing. There are many different gardens including the world's largest privately owned hosta collection.
  • Love this place!!! Beautiful park like setting. Wander around, look at & smell the flowers. Listen to the waterfalls. It is a comfortable stroll through out the grounds. Picnic areas also available with plenty of shade. Use Google Maps to find it easily. Ample parking. Nice clean bathrooms located in the gift shop. Check the website for musical offerings on Sundays through out the summer months. Sit on the expansive lawn, bring a picnic and listen to the musicians playing in the gazebo. Play ground area on the grounds as well to keep the little ones entertained.
  • So beautiful and relaxing. My friend and I made this one of our stops during our trip through Iowa. The ladies in the office/shop were very sweet. There's fish food to feed the Koi for $1.
  • Very nice place to visit. It is well managed by volunteers. The areas were nice but overall rather small compared to other botanical gardens we have been to. But that is not a criticism, as we enjoyed our time there.

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