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Great Place for Kids

It’s a great place for anyone, but it’s a perfect place for kids. Since moving to state college in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Small, but lovely.

Visiting family and friends in the State College area they took us to see the Arboretum on the Penn... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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336 Forest Resources Bldg, University Park, State College, PA 16802-3604
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed August 20, 2018

My wife took our two boys here and they never even made it out of the Children's garden. The kids had so much fun watering crops, exploring the limestone cave, and playing on the stations. They were there for two hours and had to be...More

Thank jer17842
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our walk around here. It was quiet and beautiful. The children’s garden would be great if our son was a bit older.

Thank kfairchild4
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The Arboretum at Penn State is a beautiful set of gardens and exhibits, along with a reception space/performance space that is roofed but open to the breezes. Awesome kids section to the gardens with much to see and do. You could spend an entire afternoon...More

Thank William K
Reviewed August 5, 2018

The Arboretum at Penn State offers a wide variety of plants in their many gardens. There are placards identifying various plants or needs of plants in a particular region. This place is nicely landscaped with many paved and stone paths winding their way throughout the...More

Thank DiscountKing
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

The Arboretum is a beautiful place to wander and explore. There is lots there to keep both kids and adults interested and engaged. Highly recommend that you stop there after or before a visit to the Penn State Creamery.

Thank Ellimac18
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July 21, 2018|
Response from brunodZ7357SD | Reviewed this property |
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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.