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New Hanover County Arboretum

6206 Oleander Dr, Midtown, Wilmington, NC 28403-3534
+1 910-798-7660
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So lovely I went two days in a row!

If I lived in Wilmington near the arboretum, I think I would want to walk there every week. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
B W
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Rock Hill, South Carolina
A really nice, relaxing place to visit

I was actually here to give a presentation to the Cape Fear Orchid Society, so took the opportunity... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
RayB_OKI
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Oak Island, United States
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Travellers talk about
“japanese garden” (23 reviews)
“koi pond” (20 reviews)
“rose garden” (14 reviews)
LOCATION
6206 Oleander Dr, Midtown, Wilmington, NC 28403-3534
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+1 910-798-7660
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"japanese garden"
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"koi pond"
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"rose garden"
in 14 reviews
"children's garden"
in 13 reviews
"feed the fish"
in 10 reviews
"local plants"
in 5 reviews
"master gardener"
in 4 reviews
"interesting sculptures"
in 4 reviews
"gift shop"
in 15 reviews
"bring quarters"
in 3 reviews
"free place"
in 3 reviews
"plants and trees"
in 3 reviews
"love nature"
in 2 reviews
"oleander drive"
in 2 reviews
"short visit"
in 3 reviews
"picnic area"
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"kids will love"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If I lived in Wilmington near the arboretum, I think I would want to walk there every week. The Japanese garden is lovely. There is a sea dragon metal sculpture in the pond and you can catch a lovely red Japanese maple behind it in...More

Thank B W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was actually here to give a presentation to the Cape Fear Orchid Society, so took the opportunity to browse the grounds briefly. It was the off season, so the plantings were just beginning to "wake up" for the spring, but the grounds are beautiful...More

2  Thank RayB_OKI
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

The Arboretum is like a hidden gem and great to see a few times of the year due to the different flowers and plants in season

Thank Brenda e
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Beautiful area with a large koi pond, Japanese garden, lovely rose garden and interesting sculptures. We often take the kids there for a picnic and a way to escape the hustle and bustle. You can feed the fish, put out a blanket on the lush...More

Thank SJRinWilm
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

An arboretum like this should be in every town. Gardens are open from dawn to dusk and other buildings/offices are open from 10-5. This is a beautiful and well-cared series of gardens.

Thank DB W
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

The Arboretum is a wonderful small gem set right of a busy street in Wilmington. There is everything there that an avid gardener or someone who just likes to relax in a beautiful place to enjoy. There is even a delightful children's garden and a...More

Thank Robert B
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

They have a beautiful setting for a children's garden. Great to play and let them run. Also be sure to see the native plant garden. A way to grow plants that love the area and are good for the environment.

Thank MS649673
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

We visited it on a Sunday afternoon. On Sunday the grounds are open but the gift shop and greenhouses are closed. We enjoyed the scenery particularly the Japanese garden section and the pond that is central to the park. There are lots of signs telling...More

Thank Claudia D
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This was a true surprise, the gardens is simply gorgeous. Wasn't as big as I though it was, but still definitely a must when visiting Wilmington. This attraction is free so make sure you bring a camera vs your phone because your gonna wanna take...More

1  Thank Terica M
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

An amazing stop and view of gardens and walkways...a place to bring your family to relax and enjoy! Walk through quaint little areas and water to see some awesome nature...

Thank Marie M
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