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Coker Arboretum

Cameron Ave. and Raleigh St., UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
+1 919-962-0522
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An often overlooked gem right on Carolina campus

Duke Gardens gets all the whoop-la, but this on campus Arboretum is lovely and larger than you can... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
baileybaileybailey
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Excellent trip to this arboretum

Plants are well kept and most were blooming during our visit. Many paths to take to wind through... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Jucasz
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  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
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“lovely spot” (2 reviews)
“the study” (2 reviews)
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Cameron Ave. and Raleigh St., UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
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+1 919-962-0522
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Duke Gardens gets all the whoop-la, but this on campus Arboretum is lovely and larger than you can imagine, Sweet place for a stroll or a quick spot picnic. Romantic and charming

Thank baileybaileybailey
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Plants are well kept and most were blooming during our visit. Many paths to take to wind through the gardens and explore. Most plants are labeled so you know what you are looking at. Great place to go to get ideas for your own gardens.

Thank Jucasz
Reviewed 19 April 2017

It was not until we moved away from the immediate neighborhood of the Coker Arboretum that we realized how much we miss the extensive variety of plants, shrubs and trees. The Arboretum is in a constant state of flux as the seasons pass. There is...More

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 19 February 2017

please make time for this lovely spot when visiting Chapel Hill. It is truly a breath of fresh air. Small but well maintained and very pretty. Parking is an issue, so do your research first. We were lucky to be staying close enough to walk.

Thank MTHughes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

A beautiful place to walk and appreciate quiet- free and easy to get around. Great to sit and watch the clouds go by.

Thank Ana F
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Coker Arboretum is a small quiet arboretum that started out in 1903 as an outdoor classroom for the study of trees. It's next to the Morehead Planetarium. They have sandy, brick and dirt paths winding through the property. They have benches scattered throughout and if...More

2  Thank cheryl h
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I have spend many a time in Coker Arb walking and enjoying the small trails and sitting reading and just enjoying being their while have things to do downtown -- a place to collect your thoughts...

Thank IreneGaye
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Beautiful green space in the center of town. It's a relaxing place for a stroll next to the planetarium.

Thank mboyd71
Reviewed 8 July 2016

When I was driving around I noticed this gorgeous vine arbor. I made my way to the arbor, which runs 300 feet, and about half way down I see an open gate. I peak in and wow..I found the arboretum!! It was established in 1903...More

Thank Sburris65
Reviewed 12 June 2016

If you are in the area, walk through the arboretum. It is beautiful and has plenty of pretty trees and local plants to see. There are nice shady spots to hang out in if the weather is warm and lots of sunny spots when it...More

Thank MelanieMac_1
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