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The Arboretum at Flagstaff

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4001 S Woody Mountain Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86005-8775
+1 928-774-1442
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Not much to see

Not much to see in comparison to other arboretums. Dry, plants are small, nice trees. Expensive... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Diane H
via mobile
Great place to get out and explore with kids

Visited a bit too early in the season for many of the plants to be blooming but enjoyed the trails... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John G
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Springfield, Missouri
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Created to help people understand the flora of northeastern Arizona, this 200-acre botanical garden includes 2,500 species of high elevation plants and miles of walking trails to explore them.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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4001 S Woody Mountain Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86005-8775
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"butterfly house"
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"commune with nature"
in 2 reviews
"rough dirt road"
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"full bloom"
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"pleasant walk"
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"native plants"
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"gift shop"
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"birds"
in 13 reviews
"miles"
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"docent"
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"forest"
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"blooming"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not much to see in comparison to other arboretums. Dry, plants are small, nice trees. Expensive uber ride. Spent $50 for two people

Thank Diane H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited a bit too early in the season for many of the plants to be blooming but enjoyed the trails and identifying plants that we were not accustomed to seeing back in Missouri. It is a fairly compact place to stroll around through the forest...More

Thank John G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Arboretum at Flagstaff is a great area to enjoy the Ponderosa Pine Forest. The trees are tall with cinnamon colored bark. Locals say the smells are vanilla scented in season.

Thank lollygal
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This was a wonderful experience! Really enjoyed the trail walk through the property. Many beautiful plants, in a wonderful location. Also enjoyed the greenhouses!

Thank Stournay
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

If you are a zen, commune with nature person or a super serious botany lover, then this place if for you. If you are a casual nature lover, then it's just a nice walk with pretty trees, nothing special. We actually enjoyed driving further down...More

Thank darwinmoore
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Kind of out of the way at the end of a dirt road. It's on the small side but not the worst then you have this sort that I have visited. The staff was friendly and accommodating but there's just not a lot to do....More

Thank georgemaxson
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

I went to the Arboretum on Sunday for a wine tasting event. It sounded good and I figure to see the place. It turn out to be the a waste of time. They had maybe four winery's there for the event for about hundred of...More

Thank William M
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Hardly and plants, lots of "construction" it's mostly dirt. Save yourself the money and go on one of the hiking trails, way more fun, beautiful, more plants and more of everything. I wasted a lot of money here. It sucked.

1  Thank Rhonda L
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

There were nothing really in bloom when we arrived but we walked it anyway. The peacefulness was the great thing for me. They have tours and all the folks are really nice. The best thing about I was the green house and the free seeds...More

Thank DayTrippers5762
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

The Arboretum's greenhouses were filled with rows of identical starter plants, little of interest or the unusual there. The butterfly house is nice, but we only saw three types of butterflies in it. Trails are walkable and covered in bark, making them comfortable underfoot. Some...More

1  Thank Alicia M
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