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Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens

8909 W 179th St, Overland Park, KS 66013-9084
+1 913-685-3604
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A Jewel

A lovely setting carefully tended. The Monet Garden and Pond is a work of art itself. This is a... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2016
Overland Park
Scenic Walk

Serene landscape, great for walking around or sitting on one of the neat benches, this arboretum is... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
Lenexa, Kansas
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8909 W 179th St, Overland Park, KS 66013-9084
+1 913-685-3604
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

A lovely setting carefully tended. The Monet Garden and Pond is a work of art itself. This is a place that can be visited anytime of day, every day, and still provide a new experience. Like the plants it hosts, it has been carefully grown...More

Thank G8731WSjamesh
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Serene landscape, great for walking around or sitting on one of the neat benches, this arboretum is a fine choice year-round, but especially in fall.

Thank alina_wood
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We were on a tight schedule going through Kansas City but family took us for a flying whirlwind trip through the Botanical Garden and it was the highlight of our trip. We were here during the Japanese Festival, so it was super crowded, but soooo...More

Thank BlackberryFarmer
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The garden has a variety of trails to walk to enjoy nature. There was not much in bloom as they were just in transition adding some of the fall flowers. That was a bit disappointing. It is much better in the spring and summer. They...More

Thank Plain--1
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Pack a lunch basket or stop by the cafe to pick up lunch. Spend a little time or a lot. For $3 admission you can quickly get the sense of getting your money's worth. Check out the miniatures display of old OP and catch when...More

Thank Kerry M
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Iris's were just finishing blooming. Be prepared with bug spray for the summer. Can't wait to go back with the fall cooler weather.

Thank DebbieG1632
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This place is wonderful for an early morning walkabout! The trails are very well kept and the plants are marked for the most part. I love finding new plants that I could incorporate into my yard. Plenty of trails so it doesn't feel crowded -...More

Thank KCislandgirl
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Weather had been rainy and with Fall just staring there wasn't a huge amount of blooms or colorful leaves. However I can hardly wait to return in the late spring. Lot of paths some paved some not.Gardens and great play ground for the little ones....More

Thank pieq1
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This place was clean and the flowers and foliage were beautiful. A peaceful time to walk and enjoy the day.

Thank Shewillpass
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We stopped at the Arboretum one evening to walk and view the foliage and gardens. Weather was simply spectacular and the grounds were very beautiful in the evening twilight. Nice trails to walk some paved, some not. Great and well thought out displays and such....More

Thank stOOOge
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15 July 2017|
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Response from Kim B | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's as you come in, in the back of the nature center. I've never eaten there yet they do sell veggies and flowers to plant in your yard and the prices are extremely cheap compared to the garden stores.
31 March 2017|
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Response from Cheryl R | Reviewed this property |
You can find the Overland Park Arboretum on Facebook. I believe you can also do a web search for them and get the info there. I get emails from them a lot, but don't remember getting one so far about wine tasting. Maybe a... More
Caitlin T
4 October 2016|
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Response from Chris D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, on the leash and only on certain paths.