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The Arboretum at Penn State, State College

Categories: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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4.8/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web
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  • There is so much to see that I didn't know where to begin. We walked among ponds, paths, beautiful gardens troves of vines and there was even a fun garden area for children that had caves, walls and i...  read more »
  • Great place with lots of activities for kids. Amazing views and great for adults too. Love the creek in the summer. 
  • My husband and I love visiting the Arboretum in all the seasons. We always recommend it as a "must visit" spot in our wonderful town. 
  • An under appreciated gem in State College. The Arboretum is beautifully maintained and free. Many of the flower beds are replanted several times a year so there's always something in bloom. The new children's area is beautifully designed do you're always discovering another hidden fun thing. Well worth visiting, and revisiting.
  • Outstanding venue, and a good place to take a walk and relax, or even exercise. They have a beautiful location for weddings/events. I am looking forward to the expansion of the arboretum for an even richer experience.
  • Absolutely gorgeous place. One of the best ways for Penn State to spend its funding. Great for a quiet space to read or a cute way to end your date.
  • This place was lovely. Even going early in the season it was great. Very informative. My nephew had a great time and we did as well.
  • I debated between giving the Arboretum a four and a five, but I settled on five because I live in the area and realized I am a bit spoiled by my surroundings. It's a great place to go for a walk, and a perfect spot to take the kids to play as there are a number of activities outside for them.
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