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A wonderful Experience for All Ages

The arboretum is beautiful. There always seems to be something blooming; most of the plants and... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2018
State College, Pennsylvania, Usa
Fun for Kids!

If you're looking for summer activities for your little ones, The Arboretum at Penn State's... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2018
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

Stopped by the Arboretum after dinner at dusk for a stroll. Very pretty and very peaceful. Glad we checked it out.

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed June 21, 2018

The arboretum is beautiful. There always seems to be something blooming; most of the plants and trees are marked so one knows what they are viewing. It can be a romantic walk or just fun for friends strolling and talking. The Children's Garden is a...More

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Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

If you're looking for summer activities for your little ones, The Arboretum at Penn State's Children's Garden has crafts, fun learning activities, and garden-grown snacks featured every Friday during the summer. There's a lot to do and see any time: a kaleidescope, cave, water pump,...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Truly a beautiful and tranquil place is the Arboretum !! Whether it’s just sitting and reading a book by the peaceful nature or walking around and discovering new floating and fauna this is the place to be!

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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We live locally, and almost always take guests to the PSU Arboretum. For our horticulture-loving friends, nearly all the plants are clearly marked. Kids like the giant sundial, the children's garden, and the large-scale musical instruments. If you just want a walk outside, the paths...More

Thank Kat M
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited the Arboretum at Penn State on our recent visit to Penn State. It is beautiful, and highly recommended. My only wish is that we had more time to spend there. Great for all ages.

Thank twilkinson855
Reviewed June 6, 2018

If it seems like it was dropped out of the sky in the middle of a field, it pretty much was. Nicely designed with a wider variety and number of plants than you may think when seeing it from the main road, Do not forget...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

The arboretum at PSU offers many unique places to take all different types of photos. We live taking our child there during the different seasons.

Thank Adams07
Reviewed May 24, 2018

Beautiful area to spend a couple hours.Beautiful trees, flowers, fountains, walkways.a children's play area is a nice surprise for the kids.

Thank Judy F
Reviewed April 29, 2018

It's a wonderful place to take the whole family. I was there over the weekend and there there was a wedding. Perfect place. Beautiful flowers and the children's area has some fun things for them to enjoy.

Thank Susan R
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July 21, 2018|
Response from brunodZ7357SD | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so.
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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.