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University of Tennessee Arboretum

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Great for hiking

Go there often to hike . The trails are marked very well and it is a beautiful place to walk . I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Open every day!

Miles of trails to walk in this urban forest. Beautiful holly collection among other... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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901 S Illinois Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830-8032
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go there often to hike . The trails are marked very well and it is a beautiful place to walk . I recently led a group of preschoolers ,so it has a trail to fit everyone’s ability

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Miles of trails to walk in this urban forest. Beautiful holly collection among other attractions. No pets...

Thank cwjcwj
Reviewed 29 September 2018

This is a quite place with nice walking trails. The area is full of beautiful trees and plants. The wild turkey and deer roam thru this area at will. I enjoy a quite walk in the woods with the sounds,smells and views of nature.

Thank Bones83
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Lovely place to walk, chat, take photos. Not many flowers throughout park, just up front, but stunningly gorgeous nevertheless and great for exercise.

Thank Mel S
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

I was there several years ago with my husband. We walked the trails (there's several) looked at the beautiful trees, plants, bushes, flowers etc. Absolutely beautiful, you'd never expect it from where it is. Calming, peaceful and serene, that you'll forget your other surroundings and...More

1  Thank Kristina SiN B
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Person who runs this place is a snob, so different from former person. Have held event here in past for years but now this person wants to change everything, gives great lip service but it means nothing.

Thank 106janaj
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

It was very calming and regenerative to get away from the issue of work by walking through nature. The arboritum is near Y12 so it's easy to have a quick walk during lunch break.

1  Thank TooOldtoRun
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Enjoy numerous. secluded trails with trees identified along the way. The 1st trail(s) to your left has an upper and lower route that both wind up at series of Oriental trees down in a low area with a stream.

1  Thank Olaf S
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Wonderful place to take a walk through nature and admire many different plants and learn about them at the same time. The trails are easy strolls and well marked. You can spend a few minutes or several hours. Beautiful during every season. You may even...More

1  Thank Z9603DYmb
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Great place for walking. Well cared for trails. Lots of trees labeled. Perfect for small kids to learn about trees. Leave the dog at home. You can walk the entire loop or one of the short trails.

1  Thank AndyD960
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Jerry V
13 October 2017|
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Response from AndyD960 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. No, there is no admission fee. Enjoy the walk!