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SFA Mast Arboretum

Wilson Dr, Nacogdoches, TX 75962-0001
+1 936-564-7351
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Took a road trip break to visit the arboretum and walked just some of the trails in it and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
PepperMarsh
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London, United Kingdom
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Beautiful and Relaxing

The flowers and plants were in bloom, there was a lot of shade and nice easy trails for walking. We... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
renamareak
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San Antonio, United States
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The first arboretum at a university in Texas, this on-campus garden spills over 19 acres and lies on a portion of the Lanana Creek Trail.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“azalea garden” (4 reviews)
“bloom” (6 reviews)
“benches” (6 reviews)
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Wilson Dr, Nacogdoches, TX 75962-0001
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+1 936-564-7351
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took a road trip break to visit the arboretum and walked just some of the trails in it and connected to it for a total hike of 6 miles out of a possible 10. The arboretum itself is large and gorgeous, even in November, although...More

Thank PepperMarsh
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The flowers and plants were in bloom, there was a lot of shade and nice easy trails for walking. We had a baby in a stroller and were able to maneuver them well. They also had benches situated along the trails so we could take...More

Thank renamareak
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Interesting arboretum: a wonderful selection a works of arts tucked away in nicely kept garden. Great for a short stroll or just to ponder on one of the many benches.

Thank Slaghout
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Wonderful natural retreat; a great walk joined by an adorable wooden footbridge to the Mize Azalea Garden (which got five stars from me because when it's in bloom? Oh my God). As you walk, enjoy the great exhibit of public art provided by Sculpture For...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 18 March 2017

What a fabulous way to spend an afternoon! So many photo opportunities too. We missed the Azalea and Camellia blooming season by weeks however the foliage was still quite colorful. This is an easy walk and perfect for any age.

Thank flaladycamper
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Very nice area with plenty of walking trails and places to sit to enjoy the beauty, relax or reflect. Plenty of scenic spots for pictures. There is a "tunnel" formed from cedar trees that have grown up and bent over the path from both sides....More

Thank Ben M
Reviewed 24 June 2016

We walked this trail during our visit here in Nacogdoches. The landscape was so amazing, and beautiful sculptures thru out the park. Our favorite thing was the Arboretum of trees was so amazing.

Thank Barbara Y
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This is a pretty attraction with free admission, nice shaded walkways and plenty of benches. A great place to take a lunch break or explore at a leisurely place. The plants and flowers are beautiful and there is artwork spaced throughout. Very close to the...More

Thank holicow
Reviewed 6 September 2015

This amazing place is the type you simply can relax and take in the beauty. It is great spot to slow down and discover the delicate details and colors growing here.

Thank PastorBC
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Great walking paths for those who like nature and plants. Views changes throughout the year as the seasons change.

Thank Judith L
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