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Coker Arboretum

Cameron Ave. and Raleigh St., UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
+1 919-962-0522
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Beautiful hidden gem year round

This adorable and surprisingly diverse garden in hidden in plain sight in the near-middle if... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Susie H
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Durham, North Carolina
via mobile
Beautiful oasis away from the bustle

We have visited during the different seasons with Fall and Winter being the prettiest. In the... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
GatorJoe007
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Jacksonville, Florida
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lovely spot” (2 reviews)
“the study” (2 reviews)
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Cameron Ave. and Raleigh St., UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This adorable and surprisingly diverse garden in hidden in plain sight in the near-middle if campus. I love to walk to the Starbucks near the student stores then wander over to the trails or sit on one of the many benches. With all the shade...More

Thank Susie H
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We have visited during the different seasons with Fall and Winter being the prettiest. In the Winter, if there is snow, you will feel like you are walking through Narnia. Great place to spend some quiet time with the family and enjoy the beautiful foliage.

Thank GatorJoe007
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Even on a Saturday, the arboretum wasn't crowded. I wouldn't go out of my way to visit, but if you are in the area it was quite enjoyable to walk around. (note to Trip Advisor, please add "Family [adult children]," if you are breaking down...More

Thank Cheryl L
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I really enjoy walking in the Coker Arboretum. It is so peaceful to walk around and enjoy the beauty of nature. It takes you away from the hustle and bustle and provides some calm. You can spend as little time there or as much as...More

Thank NCTraveler2015
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Duke Gardens gets all the whoop-la, but this on campus Arboretum is lovely and larger than you can imagine, Sweet place for a stroll or a quick spot picnic. Romantic and charming

1  Thank baileybaileybailey
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Plants are well kept and most were blooming during our visit. Many paths to take to wind through the gardens and explore. Most plants are labeled so you know what you are looking at. Great place to go to get ideas for your own gardens.

Thank Jucasz
Reviewed 19 April 2017

It was not until we moved away from the immediate neighborhood of the Coker Arboretum that we realized how much we miss the extensive variety of plants, shrubs and trees. The Arboretum is in a constant state of flux as the seasons pass. There is...More

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 20 February 2017

please make time for this lovely spot when visiting Chapel Hill. It is truly a breath of fresh air. Small but well maintained and very pretty. Parking is an issue, so do your research first. We were lucky to be staying close enough to walk.

Thank MTHughes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

A beautiful place to walk and appreciate quiet- free and easy to get around. Great to sit and watch the clouds go by.

Thank Ana F
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Coker Arboretum is a small quiet arboretum that started out in 1903 as an outdoor classroom for the study of trees. It's next to the Morehead Planetarium. They have sandy, brick and dirt paths winding through the property. They have benches scattered throughout and if...More

2  Thank cheryl h
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