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WVU Core Arboretum

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It is a climb

These trails are a fabulous way to explore nature along the steep hillside between the Collaseum... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
brandon l
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Wildflower Tour

I participated in the Wild Flower Tour at the Arboretum. It was amazing! Our guide was a professor... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Fairmont, West Virginia
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All reviews monongahela river rail trail service road great place a couple times heart rate nice place to hike local geology family enjoys nice walk forest trees nature biology acres benches incline
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

These trails are a fabulous way to explore nature along the steep hillside between the Collaseum and the rail trail in Morgantown.

Thank brandon l
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I participated in the Wild Flower Tour at the Arboretum. It was amazing! Our guide was a professor at WVU. I can't beleive we have such a wonderful destination so close.

1  Thank alissawilmoth
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Core Arboretum is beautiful and well maintained. There are lots of signs to describe the different types of trees, and all the different types bring along lots of different bird species. Great place to visit in the summer and fall. Trails can be a little...More

Thank Toni B
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I've been to the Core Arboretum in spring, summer, and fall and it needs some work. There are a few nice areas right at the entrance but the trails are very raw and not much work has been done cultivating sites within the trail system....More

1  Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Only wish I could see all the trees in full bloom.... loved the metal plates on the trees helping with their identification.....

Thank Elkabelka
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Breath taking views of the woods an river..Quiet an place to g o to think an relax, hope they never remove it

Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

I just left here. I wanted to do lile a 30 minute walk. Great place to do this. It is clean and has some great trails. Bring some sturdy shoes as some of the hills are really steep.

1  Thank Harrison G
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

91 acres of trees and somewhat steep trails to riverbank, well placed benches. numerous signs describing geology and trees. Bird watching pamphlet. Good for exercising dogs. Nicely maintained. No bathrooms.

Thank RR D
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We visited in early June and found that all the flowering vegetation had past and everything was just green. Even with vegetation markers it was hard to distinguish the individual plants from one and another and just gave up and enjoyed the walk in the...More

1  Thank Carol210
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I didn't feel like sitting in a dorm room all day while it was so nice outside. I walked across campus and entered the WVU Arboretum. There were lots of brochures about the trails, flora, and birds at the entrance to the Arboretum. If you...More

1  Thank HowieTraveler
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What time does the gates close?
12 April 2017|
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Response from Sharon S | Reviewed this property |
No restrooms on site.