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Edith J. Carrier Arboretum

780 University Blvd Msc 3705, At James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807-1020
+1 540-568-3194
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I love this natural getaway

Despite being in the middle of a growing campus and town, this is a great getaway for a walk with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ponch510
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Harrisonburg, Virginia
Great Place for Photographers

Parking is limited and confusing for someone that is not familiar with the area. There is alot of... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
JCW3-V
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Luray, Virginia
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780 University Blvd Msc 3705, At James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807-1020
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite being in the middle of a growing campus and town, this is a great getaway for a walk with the dog and family. Great if your kids need to run around a grassy area and relaxing for myself. A lot of botanical information if...More

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Edith C, Edith J. Carrier Arboretum at Edith J. Carrier Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your wonderful review!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Parking is limited and confusing for someone that is not familiar with the area. There is alot of see at this place and we always enjoy stopping by. Dont forget your camera, its a lovely place to take photos.

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

The close location of the arboretum was so nice and enjoyed walking with family through the paths and walkways while seeing the numerous wild life. I was very peaceful.

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

We stopped here to take a walk, and could see that with its various plant and flower beds it would be a wonderful place to stroll, meditate, or hold a wedding in. The fact that frost had fallen the previous nights really damaged some of...More

Thank Ed R
Reviewed 24 October 2017

The arboretum is well kept, parts of it had recently been redone due to a flooding issue. It is an enjoyable setting for a stroll and to learn about the flora and fauna there!

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Dog friendly, the arboretum is beautifully organized with rustic and paved paths. The forest had statues and many places to sit and take in the calming There are hearty flowers that are tolerant to Autumn. The color of the leaves as they change must be...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

The grounds are nice and beautiful flowers. We just went to have some quiet time but ended up walking all around.

Thank DanaM72
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Visited twice an recent visit to Harrisonburg. Lovely grounds. Many signs telling you names of local plants. Ducks on pond were very entertaining. Pavilion provided nice lunch spot. Saw a garter snake. I like snakes! And there is free parking - unusual for a major...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We vacation at Massanutten resort and come here because its TRULY the best place to relax on a bench or the grass, read a book, or hike the paths. We love the pond. It's so serene here I wish there were more places like this....More

Thank DLebo51
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This is a wonderful place to get close to nature as you stroll over the bridge and walkways. Their are birds and other animals and you can bring your lunch n relax or feed the fish and birds. Most of the trees are identified with...More

Thank christinecH7303MS
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Gail B
11 March 2017|
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Response from Edith C | Property representative |
Yes, the arboretum even provides doggie bags at the kiosks.
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nothingelsematters
13 September 2016|
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Response from Edith C | Property representative |
Yes, and now the paths to the Children's Gardens area is also stroller friendly!
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Gilbert S
11 August 2016|
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Response from Edith C | Property representative |
We are sorry we do not have any accessibility equipment that visitors can use,
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