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The Arboretum at Flagstaff

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Address: 4001 S Woody Mountain Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86005
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+1 928-774-1442
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Wed - Mon 09:00 - 17:00
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Created to help people understand the flora of northeastern Arizona, this...

Created to help people understand the flora of northeastern Arizona, this 200-acre botanical garden includes 2,500 species of high elevation plants and miles of walking trails to explore them.

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Rough Road Leads To Small Garden

The biggest disadvantage is having to drive 4 miles on a dirt road to get there. Once there, it is a small but nice display of plants and trees. You can also see birds as they... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Conyers, GA
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Conyers, GA
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370 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The biggest disadvantage is having to drive 4 miles on a dirt road to get there. Once there, it is a small but nice display of plants and trees. You can also see birds as they fly around. The garden is divided into sections. When I was there, the flowers were just beginning to bloom. The garden is educational in... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

I loved visiting this garden. It as very peaceful, I though I was only going to spend one hour here, but after 3 hours, I wanted to stay even longer. I wasn't traveling alone, so my companion wanted to head back to town. But even the drive to the arboretum was nice--so many tall trees and a beautiful red dirt... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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156 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We recently went for the Christmas Tree Display they just opened. First of all, the road to the Arboretum is awful. It needs to be graded. My car has been having issues since driving on it, and I drove 10 mph! We spent $21 to get in to see the trees. We were there less than 10 minutes. We were... More 

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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We thought the Arboretum would be a nice sidetrip but were surprised that the road was not paved. Some garden areas but mostly forest. It was late in the season and frost in the morning has become typical in late October and November at this altitude.

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Thank Greg P
Casuarina, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We went a few days before closing for winter. Nothing much to see. Should have been half price, at least. Sucked in! No doubt better in spring.

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Wroclaw, Poland
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Flagstaff itself is one of the nicest, cleanest towns in US. Great climate throughout the whole year. Perfect starting point to viisit Great Canion.

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Fishers, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 661 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

My wife loved this place. Our guide that took us through the trails of wildlife and vegetation was very knowledgeable. Even though it was a warm day we found it refreshing from the shade of the pines. Just a nice relaxing attraction.

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Decorah, Iowa
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

Aborted trip 2 miles from Arboretum because road was likely to damage our rented car at 10 miles per hour.

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Maricopa, Arizona
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

I went to the Arboretum with a group of friends and was very disappointed with what they had and for the cost . I have gone to other facilities like this one and I consider this one to be below average.

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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We needed a quiet, relaxing place to go to recharge our batteries after a few hectic days and the arboretum certainly fit the bill. Entry fee is very reasonable, only $17 for the two of us and we were there all morning! We had a wander around the grounds ourselves first and spent an hr in the Butterfly House learning... More 

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