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The Arboretum at Penn State

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Address: 336 Forest Resources Bldg, University Park, State College, PA 16802-3604
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Beautiful place for photos

These gardens are beautiful in many seasons. A good place for a peaceful walk or to practice photography on the many plants and flowers.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
AmyKathryn
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Horseheads, New York
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Horseheads, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

These gardens are beautiful in many seasons. A good place for a peaceful walk or to practice photography on the many plants and flowers.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Was very nice to walk around, I can see that in the spring it will be beautiful. If you have children, it is a wonderful place to take them, they have an area just for them

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens are beautiful at every season. The Children's garden is interactive and magical! Be sure to look for special event like Music in the Gardens in early June with professional musicians in each garden room.

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Pennsylvania Furnace, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I like to walk there, and our grandchildren love to go there when they visit us. It's educational and fun.

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Thank lindar006
State College, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have three young boys and we love going to the Arboretum. We can spend about two hours there before they start getting bored, but two hours of entertainment for free is worth 5 starts in my book!! Plus they have really nice bathrooms!! PROS: it's beautiful, it's free, it's educational, it's a short walk from the Penn State Creamery,... More 

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Long Island, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It looked like a beautiful area. But most of it was brown when we were there. I think its a must see if in the area in the warmer weather.

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Thank jgoldie
State College, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Arboretum at Penn State is beautiful. All the different plants and flowers. The lily pond and the fountain are very tranquil to watch. A very peaceful, relaxing area. This is for the whole family to enjoy.

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Thank mcdanelcathy
State College, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Lots to look at and areas to take the grandkids to entertain them,they also enjoyed it.new plants and interesting information to learn. Any Age can enjoy the experience.

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State College, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Nice place for families to visit after shopping at State College. It's educational with botanical garden . We enjoy the lily pond and fountain. As State College had become more developed with buildings. It's a gem and relaxinG place to take a break.

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Sterling, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Ever evolving, this spot offers a great lesson in native plants and wildlife. Worth a stop if you want to enjoy some nice relaxation.

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