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Address: 6 Arboretum Lane, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL 62025
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Most beautiful place in area

Intelligently designed and maintained. Wonderful place to walk dog, read, research plants, find deer, etc.

Reviewed 9 March 2017
Edwardsville, Illinois
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Edwardsville, Illinois
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Intelligently designed and maintained. Wonderful place to walk dog, read, research plants, find deer, etc.

Thank edl2c
Bethalto, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful place on the spring for photos. Brought the whole family. Very colorful and fresh

Thank Dena T
Moro, Illinois
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My husband and I had pictures taken together at the Gardens last Fall. It is a very popular area for that because it is very beautiful and has several different areas.

Thank Rhonda L
Edwardsville, Illinois
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

The Gardens at SIUE is one of my favorite places to photograph. I frequently visit this place, and it is beautiful all year round. You will not be disappointed by visiting the gardens!

Thank Jennifer B
Edwardsville, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

I go to the gardens often for a quiet walk. The paths are mostly paved. The flowers and plants are very well maintained. The outdoor sculpture and art is impressive. There's a good chance you'll see deer, hawks, turkeys, turtles and other wildlife. Also good scenery if you're a photographer.

Thank Ricardo59IL
Topeka, Kansas
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

You get make choices of what you would like. Good variety of meat and vegetables! Great service and a very nice atmosphere with white table cloths.

Thank soeechforme
Edwardsville, Illinois
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

My family visits the gardens often. Always a peaceful relaxing walk. Looking forward to the next visit!

Thank sar12016
Saint Louis, Missouri
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a good place to take a walk and commune with nature. It's safely on the grounds of SIUE, and offers a wide variety of botanical beauty - good for all seasons!

Thank RZ_STL_1
Edwardsville, Illinois
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4 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Well kept trails, very comfortable surroundings. The sculptures are amazing, plant selection is great and encounters with local wild life make this a photography excursion. Enjoy!

Thank labrat102454
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Gardens at SIUE is a very charming gem on SIUE's campus. It is a great location for outdoor family photos or just for a nice peaceful walk..

Thank Mer C

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