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The Greensboro Arboretum

401 Ashland Dr, Greensboro, NC 27403-1369
+1 336-373-2199
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A quiet oasis with trails, streams, wooded hillside and lots of trees and bushes.

Easy to get to with lots of parking the Greensboro arboretum is a quiet oasis nestled between busy... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dave M
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Greensboro, North Carolina
Fun way to spend a morning

This Arboretum is beautiful and easy to navigate. I really like the fact that it's FREE too. I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Beth P
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Minneapolis
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This 17-acre botanical garden features 10 woody plant collections, special display gardens and distinct structural features. The extensive variety of plants offers rich educational opportunities for children and adults, landscape designers, and homeowners. The garden is open year-round from sunrise to sunset. Admission is free.
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401 Ashland Dr, Greensboro, NC 27403-1369
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"wind chimes"
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"lindley park"
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"beautiful place to spend"
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"take photos"
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"lovely park"
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"walking path"
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"public park"
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"pleasant walk"
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Reviewed yesterday

Easy to get to with lots of parking the Greensboro arboretum is a quiet oasis nestled between busy Wendover Ave and Market Street. Mostly trees and bushes their plants come from all over the world. Plants are grouped by areas - such as sun loving,...More

Thank Dave M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Arboretum is beautiful and easy to navigate. I really like the fact that it's FREE too. I thought it was easy to get to, well cared for and a great way to spend a few hours in the morning. And if you want to...More

Thank Beth P
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

I love the arboretum! It is absolutely beautiful and so well maintained! My husband and I went for the Summer Solstice Festival and he is from Asheboro and had never been. We walked around for hours just taking in the beauty of the arboretum. Such...More

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Reviewed June 30, 2018

Lots of trails and things to see. Poor marking of plants, most of the signage was missing and what was there mostly latin names, not common names.

Thank Steven E
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Reviewed June 14, 2018

My daughter and I met up with my friend and her daughter for a play date. The park is a beautiful place to go. However, it is a huge park. The side that I went on was Lindley Park side. It also has swings where...More

Thank Vanessa S
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Reviewed May 31, 2018

Even when everything isn't blooming it's still a really nice park. All of the plants and trees have names and special sections plus its super easy to walk and check everything out.

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Reviewed May 6, 2018

We found this place on a recent visit and since it was a lovely afternoon decided to walk through it. The trees and flowers were in bloom and it was lovely. However, it is right next to a highway so you hear the constant noise...More

Thank Susan O
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

The Arboretum is a teriffic greenspace and a peaceful place to walk or jog. I liked the Centennial Gardens and the Bog Garden better, but that may be more personal preference. The Arboretum is primarially beautifully maintained expanses of lawn, with flowers and fountains as...More

Thank Maria S
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Reviewed April 22, 2018

My friend and I went in early April. The walk was nice and peaceful but cold. The trees were blooming but not many flowers so I am sure it is prettier in late spring/summer. I loved the giant windchimes.

Thank Janice D
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

I love the Arboretum! not only is it safe it is so beautiful! I always choose this place to run, but if you want to take beautiful engagement or graduation pictures this is the place! Its kid friendly, there are courts and a field, there...More

Thank Martinique L
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June 23, 2018|
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Response from Susan O | Reviewed this property |
There is a small parking lot across from the entrance to the Arboretum off a residential street.
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June 23, 2018|
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Response from c0urtney00 | Reviewed this property |
You can park on the street or you can park in their small parking lot across from the main entrance.
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