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New Hanover County Arboretum

6206 Oleander Dr, Midtown, Wilmington, NC 28403-3534
+1 910-798-7660
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Quiet Beauty

An amazing stop and view of gardens and walkways...a place to bring your family to relax and enjoy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marie M
Fayetteville, North Carolina
Peaceful, items labeled, easy to follow the path. Free.

Opens at 8 and is free. Peaceful, well kept, wander at your own pace. Children's area and picnic... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jacksonville, FL
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6206 Oleander Dr, Midtown, Wilmington, NC 28403-3534
+1 910-798-7660
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing stop and view of gardens and walkways...a place to bring your family to relax and enjoy! Walk through quaint little areas and water to see some awesome nature...

Thank Marie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Opens at 8 and is free. Peaceful, well kept, wander at your own pace. Children's area and picnic area. Enjoyed the Japanese garden and the rose garden most.

Thank letsplaygolf
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Such beautiful plants and information. It's a great place to just relax, take pictures, have a wedding or learn about plants AND it's FREE.

Thank Charlotte Z
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Took kids ages 9, 7, and 18 months. It's FREE! Nice little garden space to walk around with kids we did this as break from beach that was close. Walking paths easy for strollers and restrooms on site. Kids loved koi pond and seeing baby...More

Thank Erinday13
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

My daughter's Girl Scouts troop held their graduation ceremony here this weekend and I was very impressed by the beautiful gardens, especially since it's completely free. The gardens are not huge (especially compared to Arlie Gardens which is nearby) but they are set up very...More

Thank bfarber
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Peaceful beautiful relaxing and free place to go ! Tons of plants and flowers! Love the azaleas! Nice to feed fish and just chill

Thank RNmom1980
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We discovered such a beautiful little garden right in the heart of Wilmington. While visiting this beautiful arboretum you'll discover a fragrant rose garden, a koi pond with an Asian arch and bridge and much more! The gazebo is beautiful as well. It's such a...More

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Small but very nice for a short visit, no admission charge, excellent displays throughout the approximately 10 acres of all varieties of local plants and flowers. Also an education program is run by a scheduled calendar, announced in the local newspaper

Thank gigoodies
Reviewed 27 April 2017

It is very easy to pass by without noticing this very nice arboretum on busy Oleander Drive. A truly peaceful place. Well kept gardens are a pleasure to explore, especially the Japanese garden area. Hours could be spent here relaxing and enjoying the beauty.

Thank Kels2Mag
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We first visited during an art and music festival. Great place to walk around on a nice day. Check their calendar and attend during an event to top off your experience.

Thank xlr8tin
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