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Chesapeake Arboretum

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624 Old Oak Grove Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23320
+1 757-819-7510
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a nice walk

it provides a little respite, and a little tree education. but the trails need some work and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
L111WCjohnf
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Westfield, Massachusetts
Relaxing Day

We had a delightful day walking the trails and watching the ducks in the pond. The paths are well... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mollie W
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Chesapeake
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
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624 Old Oak Grove Rd, Chesapeake, VA 23320
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it provides a little respite, and a little tree education. but the trails need some work and the plantings were very stressed.it's free and there is plenty of parking.

Thank L111WCjohnf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a delightful day walking the trails and watching the ducks in the pond. The paths are well kept and it was a wonderful day of everyone.

1  Thank Mollie W
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I've enjoyed walking the trails at the Arboretum for many years and have great affection this lovely sanctuary. During extremely hot summer days, it is much cooler and is almost like air conditioning. The unsung volunteers and adjoining neighbors work to maintain these beautiful retreat....More

1  Thank iraidaantonia
Reviewed 21 June 2017

A hidden gem in the heart of Greenbrier. Nice walking trails throughout but a word of "CAUTION"- use bug spray as the mosquitoes can run you out of there. Ask in the house about the Paw Paw trees.

Thank skip620
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Very inviting, clean, well keep nature trail. However because the tree top canopy is quite thick, it is a little too shaded in some areas on sunny days, but I am glad the trail is there. It is good to have some undeveloped green space...More

Thank concepts2017
Reviewed 12 May 2017

They really have improved this place in the last year. It is well groomed and trails are clean/cleared ready to explore. Very nice place to walk or just smell the flowers!

Thank runnermike55
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is a nice nature trail and can be done in about an hour. There are some steep hills though. It is a little hard to find from the road signs but worth seeing if you are looking for a new short walking trail.

1  Thank jrzgrlsailor
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This is our favorite place to take the dogs for a nice nature walk. Tucked behind a shopping center, it offers a mile or so of winding trails in a beautiful wooded environment complete with a hidden camellia garden. We prefer it to Oak Lake...More

1  Thank KerrySK
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I regularly jog through the arboretum as part or runs through the adjacent neighborhoods. It is a great place to walk. My kids love going too, and it's easy to loop together a walk of whatever distance you want. A big storm in the fall...More

2  Thank abr757
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Easy access to trail, less than 2 miles round trip. Enjoyed being in a wooded environment to walk. Would recommend insect repellant of some sort in warmer months.

1  Thank 996sharit
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