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This is a such a neat little hidden gem on Penn State's campus! My son loved the children's area... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
What a beautiful place!

Great place for the whole family...especially kids. Plenty to do..the stream map is made out of... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
Clay P
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336 Forest Resources Bldg, University Park, State College, PA 16802-3604
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

This is a such a neat little hidden gem on Penn State's campus! My son loved the children's area!! We will be back!

Thank NittanyLaura
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Great place for the whole family...especially kids. Plenty to do..the stream map is made out of concrete that you walk on

Thank Clay P
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

I wouldn’t necessarily come to state college just for the arboretum but it’s a great little stroll if you are already in town and looking for something to do. Super peaceful and you can spend as much or as little time here as you want....More

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed January 8, 2018

One of the 1st places we visited whilst with our daughter and her family on our visit in June. A very large park setting in the most beautiful surroundings and as close to nature as it can be.

Thank Dsmiff
Reviewed January 4, 2018

This is a great place to visit for the entire family. There is a childrens garden and and lots of interesting things to do while learning about the environment and the plants that grow here. It is quite a showcase for the University.

Thank TFoster2020
Reviewed January 3, 2018

The little guy was very amused running down the paths touching the animal sculptures, banging on the xylophones, etc. It was also great for the parents as it is safe and fun.

Thank 321KMD
Reviewed January 1, 2018

A very peaceful spot right next to campus but it feels as if you are miles away. Lovely water features and themed gardens. The children's garden was also fabulous. I wish I had a child to take there. They had a cave and a stream...More

Thank bindywanderer653
Reviewed November 5, 2017

Here is a great little escape to check out while visiting Penn State (University Park) campus. It's very close to north end of campus and offers a little respite from the hustle and bustle of town. There's a small parking lot which offers free parking;...More

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Reviewed October 30, 2017

What a great place to walk around and see all the gardens that have been created. It was great to see what has been done here. You can spend hours here if you love the outdoors and plant material.

Thank summergirl028
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Very nice, even in the fall, when most of the flowers have died. Look forward to going again one day in a different season.

Thank LoveToTravelWhenICan
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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.