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The Arboretum at Penn State, State College
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  • If you love the outdoors and are into flowers, trees and landscapes then you need to visit The Arboretum at Penn State. The displays change for each season and the Fall display is always great; filled...  more »
  • We good back a few times during the year to see the various blooms in season. They do a great job here. Beautiful! 
  • We are locals, but try to visit 2-3 times per year. It is always an interesting visit and we enjoy experiencing the change of seasons. 
  • Beautiful, peaceful, scenic. Wonderful place for a walk, a day out with kids, pictures, a wedding, or to actually enjoy a garden. Great space right off of campus. Hidden gem.
  • 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.
  • 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 so you're always discovering another hidden fun thing. Well worth visiting, and revisiting.
  • A fountain, a cave, statues, ponds and a beautiful, shaded overlook. I was overwhelmed with the variety and healthy condition of all of the native trees and especially loved all of the artfully arranged flowers. Be sure to check out the kaleidoscope in the children's area!
  • Great place for a walk or just relax and enjoy the view. Better when the weather is nice