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The Arboretum at Penn State

336 Forest Resources Bldg, University Park, State College, PA 16802-3604
+1 814-865-9118
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Water lillies

One of the best places in town for a quite walk or to commune with the nature 😀 My personal... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
nittanylionvp
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Central PA
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Hidden Treasure on Campus

If your ever in Happy Valley and would like to see an amazing place dedicated to landscaping and... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Extreme-OC-Lovers
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336 Forest Resources Bldg, University Park, State College, PA 16802-3604
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

One of the best places in town for a quite walk or to commune with the nature 😀 My personal favorite is the Lilly pond. Usually something in bloom once the temperature rises. Also the tulips in the spring are gorgeous.

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

If your ever in Happy Valley and would like to see an amazing place dedicated to landscaping and serenity, then you must visit the Arboretum. The locals use it as a photo opportunity for pictures but also a place to escape from the everyday hustle...More

Thank Extreme-OC-Lovers
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

They have a great kids area and plenty of area for them to run around. Adults can enjoy the other areas. There are nice paths in the woods behind the groomed area.

Thank Carolyn C
Reviewed 25 March 2017

These gardens are beautiful in many seasons. A good place for a peaceful walk or to practice photography on the many plants and flowers.

Thank AmyKathryn
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Was very nice to walk around, I can see that in the spring it will be beautiful. If you have children, it is a wonderful place to take them, they have an area just for them

Thank bsbrown1980
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The gardens are beautiful at every season. The Children's garden is interactive and magical! Be sure to look for special event like Music in the Gardens in early June with professional musicians in each garden room.

Thank Russell B
Reviewed 13 March 2017

My husband and I like to walk there, and our grandchildren love to go there when they visit us. It's educational and fun.

Thank lindar006
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I have three young boys and we love going to the Arboretum. We can spend about two hours there before they start getting bored, but two hours of entertainment for free is worth 5 starts in my book!! Plus they have really nice bathrooms!! PROS:...More

Thank DadTired
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

It looked like a beautiful area. But most of it was brown when we were there. I think its a must see if in the area in the warmer weather.

Thank jgoldie
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The Arboretum at Penn State is beautiful. All the different plants and flowers. The lily pond and the fountain are very tranquil to watch. A very peaceful, relaxing area. This is for the whole family to enjoy.

Thank mcdanelcathy
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Whitney K
Are they open year round?
1 April 2017|
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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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Linda T
Bathrooms?
13 September 2015|
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Response from Linda A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very nice restrooms on site in the pavilion.
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S D
Are dogs allowed?
7 July 2015|
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Response from 1947Carlo | Reviewed this property |
No. I suspect service dogs are, but pets are not.
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