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Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens

3800 Arboretum Dr, Dubuque, IA 52001-1040
+1 563-556-2100
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Not much more to say..this place is beautiful, well kept, mostly by volunteers. An excellent place... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dubuque, Iowa
relax with nature

A beautiful kept grounds, that is a great place to relax and connect with nature. More than just... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Alan C
Chicago, Illinois
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“japanese garden” (23 reviews)
“rose garden” (10 reviews)
“koi pond” (9 reviews)
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3800 Arboretum Dr, Dubuque, IA 52001-1040
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not much more to say..this place is beautiful, well kept, mostly by volunteers. An excellent place to spend the day!!

Thank RichDBQ
Reviewed 7 October 2017

A beautiful kept grounds, that is a great place to relax and connect with nature. More than just flowers and plants, as there are many benches to sit and relax or meditate.

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

The gardens were extremely well-maintained for this time of year. Shade gardeners’ alert—7,000 hostas. Japanese garden was complete with waterfall and koi pond.

Thank MBK458
Reviewed 20 September 2017

relaxing stroll thru gardens also ADA not easy to find in Dubuque but well worth the time spend they offer free tours

Thank Alice D
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Made a brief stop here a month ago to take some senior pictures of my daughter. Lots of places for cute pics. Lovely garden with loads of flowers and ponds and waterfall.

Thank James L
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The Arboretum is full of gorgeous blooming flowers and shrubs. It's a feast for the eye! Plus it's so well organized that a visitor easily moves from one type of floral enjoyment to another, filling the soul with peace and relieves stress. Since a visitor...More

Thank 9judy47
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

The wife and I stopped in to see the botanical garden.We were happy that there was still a good amount of flowers still in bloom.This is a real nice garden to visit.Easy walking and plenty of places to sit and take it all in.

Thank dillagaf2
Reviewed 28 August 2017

What a wonderful, beautiful place. The flowers were stunnning - the rose garden smelled lovely. The hosta garden was like nothing I've ever seen. I wish there had been more time to explore. Highly recommend!!

Thank Debbie0722
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We drive through the gardens few times every year, but recently I added a tour on my bicycle after a 7 mile ride across town. This offered a more pleasant view and easier to get off the bike and walk about. Took some photos and...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 20 August 2017

First off, I love waterfalls and bridges so the first thing we saw was the Japanese garden area with the fish pond, cute bridge, and waterfuls. Loved it!! Overall it is a very unique garden unlike any I've been in before and truly educational. I...More

Thank Sher S
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