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Excellent place for the family

The entire place is beautiful throughout the year, and there are wonderful events year-round. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Joshua A
Great gardens.

It was a warm day. Wished the water fountain had been colder. Reallly enjoyed the plants and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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336 Forest Resources Bldg, University Park, State College, PA 16802-3604
+1 814-865-9118
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All reviews children's garden lily pond sun dial water features penn state plants and flowers beautiful place to visit beautiful garden full bloom kids section pumpkin festival great for kids all ages nice walk no charge on display psu campus
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The entire place is beautiful throughout the year, and there are wonderful events year-round. The kid's area is great for families

Thank Joshua A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a warm day. Wished the water fountain had been colder. Reallly enjoyed the plants and appreciated that most of them had little signs with names. There was a great variety.

Thank lois113
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is magical! Perfect for families. Kids love to explore and parents enjoy it also. It was summer when we went there with our first grandchild. It was a very enjoyable time. (They don’t give a choice for the date that we visited.)

Thank cia80pa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great visit. Beautiful grounds. Clean, well maintained, children friendly. Will visit there every season.

Thank Leona M
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Went to see the pumpkins during family weekend. My son, a freshmen, had never been to this part of campus. He thought it was cool and maybe a place to go for something different.

Thank OdenRulerofTheGods
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

It’s a great place for anyone, but it’s a perfect place for kids. Since moving to state college in June, I’ve been bringing my two year old there weekly. They have a number of great programs there each week (bird watching, painting, etc) or just...More

Thank AnthonyB4901
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Nice, quick side trip while visiting Penn State. A very relaxing, beautiful spot. Saw some students studying and couples walking. Enjoyed the Children's garden quite a bit!

Thank GermanyBound19
Reviewed September 15, 2018

If you're into gardens, this is the place to go when you're in State College. ?Not everything is labeled, unfortunately, but nonetheless it's a beautiful spot. The view from the main building, back to the north of campus, is lovely,

Thank yoyo1552
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Visiting family and friends in the State College area they took us to see the Arboretum on the Penn State campus. It's not very large, but quite lovely. The flowers in the arboretum are quite nice and the central fountain is incredibly lovely. A nice...More

Thank Lee5608
Reviewed September 9, 2018

The Arboretum at Penn State is a treasure to visit. It is in a beautiful setting and is quiet. The design and plantings are wonderfully arranged and have a varied setting including water features. A children's garden is a plus for visiting families. It is...More

Thank mhvm1
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July 21, 2018|
Response from brunodZ7357SD | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so.
Whitney K
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Response from Emma T | Reviewed this property |
It is also a great venue for a summer wedding! I attended one last year and it was beautiful.
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Response from Linda A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very nice restrooms on site in the pavilion.