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West Virginia Botanic Garden

1061 Tyrone Rd, Morgantown, WV 26508-2973
+1 304-322-2093
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Not all that garden-like

My family of three was looking for something to do outdoors for a few hours during our two day stay... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Angela G
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Cornwall, New York
Local Gem

Lived in the area for many years and had never visited - what a gem of a place - when the gate is... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
kristin d
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
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“enjoy nature” (5 reviews)
“nice walk” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
1061 Tyrone Rd, Morgantown, WV 26508-2973
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+1 304-322-2093
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"enjoy nature"
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"nice walk"
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"wonderful place"
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"beautiful trails"
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"beautiful flowers"
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"main trail"
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"mature trees"
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"parking area"
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"few hours"
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"nice area"
in 2 reviews
"experience nature"
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"off the beaten path"
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"cheat lake"
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"different types"
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"in town"
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"reservoir"
in 8 reviews
"woods"
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

My family of three was looking for something to do outdoors for a few hours during our two day stay in Morgantown. I expected the WV Botanical Gardens to be more on par with what we're used to seeing at the NY Botanical Gardens. We...More

Thank Angela G
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Lived in the area for many years and had never visited - what a gem of a place - when the gate is open you can drive down to the main parking area - but you can park up above and walk in regardless of...More

Thank kristin d
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Reviewed March 30, 2018

Such a fun find! Nice walking trails through the gardens and in the woods. Beautiful flowers, butterfly bushes and shrubbery. There is also a nice little area where hammocks are set up to relax and enjoy the surroundings - bring a book! There are some...More

Thank Toni B
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Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

The botanic garden preserves a nice area away from the city of Morgantown for people to enjoy nature. There are several trails including a raised area above a marshy ecosystem. Native plants and trees are marked with name plates. The area is great for a...More

Thank brandon l
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Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

We visited the gardens today to see purples, grays, and brown. Pine cones adorn the trees as fruits are also evident. The air is crisp and the leaves crunch under your feet. We built a rock formation and walked the trails. It is wonderful to...More

Thank Mary D
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

The Botanic Gardens have developed over the years into a wonderful place to come to - for hiking, for enjoying the plants, for participating in the many sponsored activities. Recently they seemed to have really increased the number of weekly activities that are sponsored by...More

Thank Judy W
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Reviewed November 1, 2017

We went to get in a nice walk and got much more. It is beautiful and the cool Kiosks are very educational. It was beautiful even in the light rain. YOu need to see this if you get a chance.

Thank Richard D
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

We would have loved to be able to drive down to the Visitors Center and see the gardens and other foliage. Unfortunately, on Sunday morning around noon, the gate was closed and it only allowed access to the Garden via a path. We are Senior...More

Thank Deborah H
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Reviewed October 1, 2017

My wife and I went here to check out the beauty. Wow, we were impressed. Educational and beautiful, we truly appreciated what so many volunteers had done to create this tremendous walking space. The trails are nice and there are educational kiosks throughout. Truly a...More

Thank David M
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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous, serene, breathtakingly bootiful 😉😉😉😀😀😀😀, gooo see this amazing place. Ya will love it as much as me

1  Thank Rebecca H
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Shannon W
March 18, 2018|
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Response from Judy W | Reviewed this property |
You can access the upper parking lot at any time and hike down into the garden areas. The lower parking lot is usually open for weekends during the day. Check the WV Botanic Garden web site for the many special... More
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herdgirl79
August 16, 2016|
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Response from Mehylander | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are many activities available. Most are posted to their Facebook site.
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Christine B
June 13, 2016|
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Response from THIS_Pers0n | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I have seen them there. I believe they have a leash mandate and a pet waste policy. It doesn't seem to be on their website. If you have additional questions contact Erin Smaldone (Education Director) at 304-216-8704.
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