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Beautiful and Peaceful

I've gone twice this year and just love this place. Amazing variety of plants, flowers, vegetables... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Juneau, Alaska
Charming and serene!

This arboretum is a miniature version of Butchart Gardens in Victoria,BC. Well cared for, expertly... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Eagle River, Alaska
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

I've gone twice this year and just love this place. Amazing variety of plants, flowers, vegetables, trees, and so much more. Looking forward to another visit to see changes and what else is blooming!

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Reviewed 22 August 2018

This arboretum is a miniature version of Butchart Gardens in Victoria,BC. Well cared for, expertly planted, whimsical, lovely seasonal blooms. Gardens are located north on the Glacier Hwy. Signage is a little difficult to discern. Just past the shrine of St. Therese. The garden looks...More

Thank AKBethnJames
Reviewed 22 August 2018

lovely gardens, amazing plants for such a short spring/summer/fall season. Self-guided tour, plants are mostly well-labeled. View from the garden of a lovely pebble beach and small bay. The original owner/gardener was a lucky, intelligent, and talented person!

Thank lmcell
Reviewed 15 August 2018

This arboretum was an absolute delight and a must for all serious gardeners. A lot of well maintained native plants next to a magnificent grove of old growth forest.

Thank MontanaMike2013
Reviewed 1 August 2018

I had no idea of the verdant gardens of Alaska. This was both beautiful and educational. So many varieties of plants and flowers - arranged and displayed. Worth the visit - Free!

Thank NewillDB
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

We just happened upon the arboretum during our search for a bear! It was a wonderful surprise . . . Spectacular garden! Even our teenagers were impressed momentarily! Lol

Thank Shannon B
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Not a large arboretum, but a very nicely set up one, Many beautiful and unusual flowers and greenery. Spectacular views.

Thank roziet4422
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We were pleased we stopped at this garden nestled in a forest by the bay. It’s small and you will need to be a plant lover to appreciate it. It’s just past the shrine of St. Terese, so if you’re out that way I’d recommend...More

Thank cararro
Reviewed 21 August 2017

....or an oasis in Eden? Either way it's a labour of love and should be visited. The vision and determination to create (and maintain!) the arboretum is humbling. Kids can play on the beach while grown-up look at plants. Contains reserve collections. Favourite flower: Dhalia...More

Thank Hamish7Cam
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped here and was so impressed by the beautiful garden. If you like flowers, plants, beautiful settings, quaint gardens stop here. This garden is on the water and has a beach. This garden is free but you can make a donation.

Thank esopus35
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