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Gorgeous blooms in the spring, but great all year!

This is one of my favorite places to visit in Nacogdoches. Whether its walking to relax, or running... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Nacogdoches, Texas
So peaceful and relaxing

Beautiful natural scenery, inspiring art installations, and nice, shady resting spots to cool off... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Austin, Texas
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The first arboretum at a university in Texas, this on-campus garden spills over 19 acres and lies on a portion of the Lanana Creek Trail.
Wilson Dr, Nacogdoches, TX 75962-0001
+1 936-564-7351
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is one of my favorite places to visit in Nacogdoches. Whether its walking to relax, or running to burn calories, this peaceful mini trail is perfect every time I visit.

Thank AshandDantravel
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Beautiful natural scenery, inspiring art installations, and nice, shady resting spots to cool off from the heat. If you are on or near campus, this is a must stop.

Thank wchtx
Reviewed 19 April 2018

This was a beautiful place to take a little walk. The trails were well maintained and 6 miles seemed to pass by easily. Great for a stroll and a little conversation.

Thank cbthatsme
Reviewed 12 April 2018

What a nice way to spend an hour or two. You will see beautiful blooms and unusual trees as you walk the easy trails.

Thank jlgs72
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We wanted to do some walking after the drive to Nacogdoches, and heard about the azaleas. Unfortunately, they were past their prime. The gardens looked like they would be really nice if we had come a week or two earlier, so we will come back...More

Thank Ed H
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Took a road trip break to visit the arboretum and walked just some of the trails in it and connected to it for a total hike of 6 miles out of a possible 10. The arboretum itself is large and gorgeous, even in November, although...More

Thank PepperMarsh
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The flowers and plants were in bloom, there was a lot of shade and nice easy trails for walking. We had a baby in a stroller and were able to maneuver them well. They also had benches situated along the trails so we could take...More

Thank renamareak
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Interesting arboretum: a wonderful selection a works of arts tucked away in nicely kept garden. Great for a short stroll or just to ponder on one of the many benches.

Thank Slaghout
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Wonderful natural retreat; a great walk joined by an adorable wooden footbridge to the Mize Azalea Garden (which got five stars from me because when it's in bloom? Oh my God). As you walk, enjoy the great exhibit of public art provided by Sculpture For...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 18 March 2017

What a fabulous way to spend an afternoon! So many photo opportunities too. We missed the Azalea and Camellia blooming season by weeks however the foliage was still quite colorful. This is an easy walk and perfect for any age.

Thank flaladycamper
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