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SFA Mast Arboretum

Wilson Dr, Nacogdoches, TX 75962-0001
+1 936-564-7351
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It was an "off" season when we went so at first it appeared dried up and dying, however when we got... read more

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Reviewed 3 September 2013
J R
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Alexandria, Louisiana
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We were quite surprised at the size of the garden. When we first drove up it looked quite small... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2013
lchamil
,
Friendswood, 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.
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“azalea garden” (4 reviews)
“azaleas” (5 reviews)
“benches” (6 reviews)
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Wilson Dr, Nacogdoches, TX 75962-0001
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Reviewed 3 September 2013

It was an "off" season when we went so at first it appeared dried up and dying, however when we got to the shady area, it was really nice. The little bridges and special areas are enchanting. Benches and swings are placed along the way...More

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1  Thank J R
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Reviewed 21 August 2013

We were quite surprised at the size of the garden. When we first drove up it looked quite small but then it keeps going and going. Would love to see it in the spring and fall.

Thank lchamil
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Reviewed 30 July 2013

The Arboretum has a large variety of trees and shrubs that is contiguous with the Ruby Mize Azalea Garden. It is carefully maintained by the SFA Ag department. It is a delightfully restful place during all seasons of the year.

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Reviewed 24 June 2013

The Arboretum is full of different, beautiful plants. My husband and I took many strolls through here in the afternoon. We even took our engagement photos here.

Thank Chasity B
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Reviewed 10 June 2013

We didn't realize that the arboretum would be so extensive and chocked full of plants, but it was! We parked right up next to the path entrance on Wilson Drive, just across from the SFA campus. No entrance or parking fee. It was amazingly shady...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2013

It's beautiful when the azaleas are blooming. The azalea gardens are quite extensive. Just a short walk over the bridge you can see many other varieties of plants. There are also various art sculptures in the gardens.

Thank Pambela
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Reviewed 2 May 2013

Local family members have been visiting the Arboretum for years. We have seen the beautiful pictures and heard all about their adventures. We took time to visit this trip and were so glad we did. It really is a gem for the community and college....More

1  Thank tymetraveler222
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Reviewed 25 March 2013

We enjoyed walking around the Arboretum looking at all the beautiful plants and flowers. The only negative I had was the lack of signage as it took us a bit to find the Arboretum buildings.

Thank houmomof4
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Reviewed 19 March 2013

the arboretum pathways are full of winding shaded paved pathways. a great place to exercise or walk the pup. a nice get away to clear your thoughts. right across from the sfa campus library.

Thank william g
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Reviewed 27 March 2012

The flowers were just beginning to bloom..we were about a week too early I think. Hey its a nice FREE walk. I'm sure its gorgeous when in full bloom.

Thank troyandnetty
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