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Unique and Charming Property

The Arboretum is worth a visit. The views of the surrounding area are nice and my personal... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2018
Bonnie J
Montclair, New Jersey, United States
Easy hike, gorgeous boardwalk, no flowers

I enjoyed this arboretum but was disappointed by the lack of diversity in plants. I had hoped for... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
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  • Average6%
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14 Jul 2018
“Unique and Charming Property”
29 Apr 2018
“Easy hike, gorgeous boardwalk, no flowers”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Rt 23C & Maude Adams Road, Tannersville, NY 12485-5130
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Reviewed July 14, 2018

The Arboretum is worth a visit. The views of the surrounding area are nice and my personal favorite is the Fairy Garden. You can relax or take a walk through any time of year to experience the beauty of the Catskills.

Thank Bonnie J
Reviewed April 29, 2018

I enjoyed this arboretum but was disappointed by the lack of diversity in plants. I had hoped for some interesting flowering trees, but instead got a leisurely hike and a cool boardwalk. Very peaceful experience. It wasn't on top of a mountain, so not sure...More

Thank Alice3403
Reviewed October 16, 2017

I went based on the high trip advisor reviews but I was disappointed by the amount of private development in and around the arboretum. It doesn't give the land a feeling of a nature sanctuary. I admit I did not take the long walk around...More

3  Thank bkMary
Reviewed September 18, 2017

Free and self guided. You need to wear appropriate shoes. I would leave approx 1 hour do to this. Worth checking out.

2  Thank BerksPADad
Reviewed August 13, 2017

Great place for a walk. Lots of different areas to explore. Lots of birds, butterflies and many frogs in the pond. There are toilets on site but you need to take your own water.

1  Thank Travelbugreviewer
Reviewed July 12, 2017

We happened on the arboretum accidentally, but wound up spending a good part of a day there. The east and west meadows have wonderful rock outcroppings and arrays of native plants and trees; the pond has a large frog population, as well. The hiking trail...More

1  Thank oconnorrich
Reviewed June 29, 2017

Scenic meadows & plantings. Currently still building & planting. No entry fee, but a donation box. Nice short walks.

Thank JI M
Reviewed January 2, 2017

We noticed the directional sign at the bottom of Hill Street, and followed the road for a couple of miles to check it out. Visited twice during our stay in Tannersville--once in the snow. Great walking area--must be fabulous during spring/summer! Extremely well-marked trails, lots...More

1  Thank jen59
Reviewed December 11, 2016

Great trails with plenty of plant/tree IDs. We were lucky to see all the fall colors - don't skip any of this place as each area seemed better than the next. There is a perfectly clean restroom in case you need it also!

Thank JKSullyBeans
Reviewed November 29, 2016

We got rained out at Colgate Lake last summer and decided to walk around the grounds at this lovely arboretum. So much love has been put into the various gardens and pathways and a lot of expertise about landscape gardening as well. Very enjoyable afternoon.

1  Thank MaryAnneErickson
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