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West Virginia Botanic Garden

1061 Tyrone Rd, Morgantown, WV 26508
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Was disappointed

The website made it seem like it was a botanical garden. Yes, eventually it will be one but they... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Jessica A
Beautiful place

Over the years, I have seen a lot of improvements with the walkways and trails. They also recently... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
Morgantown, West Virginia
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1061 Tyrone Rd, Morgantown, WV 26508
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

The website made it seem like it was a botanical garden. Yes, eventually it will be one but they are still developing the plans for the construction. So pretty much it is swamp land with trails/boardwalk cut through it. It was a nice walk on...More

1  Thank Jessica A
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Over the years, I have seen a lot of improvements with the walkways and trails. They also recently finished a building and have plans to develop the site further with other areas for public use. They are also very busy with organizing various educational walks,...More

Thank vagoungutierrez
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Great place to go for a stroll, the trails are convenient and pretty easy. There are also trails through the woods. They are all marked and you can go hard or just meander. They are adding new things all the time, which makes it more...More

Thank tina b
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Our dog loves his walks along the trails of the WVBG! Don't expect it to be a pristine botanical garden with meticulously-tended beds and guides to direct you. Get a map and explore, there are so many different types of trails and gardens. We were...More

Thank foodfiend20
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Some of the pictures on the website made it seem much more like a botanical garden than it is. Yes, there are some pretty spots but for the most part, it is swamp land with trails/boardwalk cut through it. If you park outside the gate...More

Thank Bella3020
Reviewed 14 September 2016

You can find different activities here if you know the schedules. It is a great place for families with young kids. It can be a great place to observe different types of wildlife, flowers, butterflies, etc.

Thank SoftPig
Reviewed 12 September 2016

not much to see there very small and a lot of papers and cans around didn't look like it had much upkeep on property. but it was ok just to be outside I wouldn't recommend anyone to drive a long way to see whats there

Thank rangell1963
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is a wonderful place to take an evening walk. There are multiple trails which can be taken and it is usually uncrowded.

Thank Louise A
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Wanted to enjoy an afternoon stroll and give my dog some exercise. It was after 4:00 pm so the gates were closed. Parked at the Tyrone entrance. A bit of a hill to get back to the car. There is a lovely area where there...More

Thank Lorinda S
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Quiet, beautiful, amazing scenes. If you like to look at flowers, birds, trees and gardens, this is the place to see all. The supporters of these gardens have done a great job.

1  Thank 102maryannem
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16 August 2016|
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Response from Mehylander | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are many activities available. Most are posted to their Facebook site.
Christine B
13 June 2016|
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Response from THIS_Pers0n | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I have seen them there. I believe they have a leash mandate and a pet waste policy. It doesn't seem to be on their website. If you have additional questions contact Erin Smaldone (Education Director) at 304-216-8704.