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Address: Cameron Ave. and Raleigh St., UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
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A great place to walk around. Most of the trees have labels to identify what they are. Several of the trees are gigantic. Hundreds of years old. Several places to sit down and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 December 2015
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Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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312 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2015

A great place to walk around. Most of the trees have labels to identify what they are. Several of the trees are gigantic. Hundreds of years old. Several places to sit down and relax.

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Colorado
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135 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

Not much more than some trees and paths in a few acres by the road on the main UNC campus. Don't compare it to Duke's garden as you will be very disappointed!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

This is a nice secluded small park that is on the UNC Campus. Has several walkways with benches to sit on. There is extensive small signage telling the what the various plants and trees are. The Coker Arboretum makes a nice romantic setting especially during the spring when everything is blooming. It is a nice peaceful place to go and... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

What an enchanting place to walk around, sit and dream, bring a book, watch others (once 4 college students were playing guitars and swinging from tree and hammock). It's not very big, and a bit hard to find in the beginning, but definitely worth visiting again and again and again. Depending on the month(s0 bring your mosquito repellent!

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Thank JM L
Downingtown, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

Coker Arboretum is a small but beautiful little park on the Campus of UNC Chapel Hill near the planetarium.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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629 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 360 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

The Coker Arboretum is located near Morehead Planetarium. It is very peaceful and serene and a nice place to go to get away from the hustle and bustle for a while. There are many paths to follow to see different parts of the arboretum so make sure you give yourself enough time to take everything in. There are benches at... More 

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Ripley, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

This is a great place for privacy, contemplation and romance. It consists of several acres of not so obviously landscaped grounds full of rare plants and trees. There are open, grassy areas with privacy for study, contemplation and romance.

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Clarksville, Virginia
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

Very pretty and serene place for a short stroll. Not a large park. It is a nice distraction from the noise of Franklin street. I've heard it's not safe at night though.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

If you want to get out a bit and take a walk, you can wander the arboretum. Some benchs, well maintained, winding walks, very pretty and feels large for the space.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

http://www.unc.edu/interactive-tour/landmarks/coker-arboretum/ These are varied and beautiful gardens in the midst of the University of North Carolina's campus. They are free to walk through, and definitely worth visiting several times a year to see the change in plants. Very nice!

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