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Dawes Arboretum

7770 Jacksontown Rd, Newark, OH 43056-9772
+1 740-323-2355
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I have been here many times this past year. It is almost a 2 hour drive, yet I can't help myself... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
zugattivideos .
Easy 45 minutes from Worthington

Easy drive from Columbus for a morning or afternoon out of doors. Lovely way to spend a few hours... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Gay C
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7770 Jacksontown Rd, Newark, OH 43056-9772
+1 740-323-2355
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have been here many times this past year. It is almost a 2 hour drive, yet I can't help myself but go back every chance I get. It's unique, beautiful, peaceful, and there is so much to do and see. We usually take a...More

Thank zugattivideos .
Reviewed 3 days ago

Easy drive from Columbus for a morning or afternoon out of doors. Lovely way to spend a few hours in the sunshine, walking the paths into the different areas. Woods, meadows, gardens, farmhouse. My favorite is the Japanese garden because of the water features. Many...More

Thank Gay C
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a fantastic place to visit during any season of the year. The beauty of this site is overwhelming. Beman & Bertie Dawes had quite a vision. We all should be thankful this place has been saved and there are individuals who are dedicated...More

Thank Pepsi38
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am so glad that we found this beautiful arboretum as we were driving through Ohio. What a gorgeous place! Nancy at the visitor's center was very helpful to us. We started our visit downstairs where the kids were enthralled with the active bee hive...More

Thank Malinda U
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I live within 10 minutes of Dawes and it's such a beautiful place. I love going for walks here. It's quiet and clean. The trees and water are very relaxing. If you aren't from this area you should at least drive through. It's a really...More

Thank Elijah C
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We took our three grandchildren to the Dawes for a day outing. They enjoyed driving around, along with the hiking trails and lookout tower. The lake grabbed their attention. They hope they can go back, especially for the Maple Syrup Days in March.

Thank PastorLarry49
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I have come here on dates and have brought my niece and nephew here. It is beautiful and nice when you don't have a ton of cash, but want a quality time.

Thank Sofialyn D
Reviewed 14 March 2017

always a pleasure to enjoy the sights and sound, smells, gardens, wildlife. clean, safe, well-cared for facilities

Thank goldenstate2016
Reviewed 10 March 2017

When I was growing up our dad used to take us for Sunday drives and we would often end up at Dawe's~even as a little girl I loved going there! My sophomore year in high school our teacher would always have us do a leaf...More

Thank Tigercar5
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Just off the highway, stopped while driving from Louisville to NYC. Beautiful place. Many different garden themes and a huge collection of holly trees. Grand vistas, meticulously groomed; Japanese garden is spectacular. The trimmed trees spelling out the name is grandiose....even from the observatory tower...More

Thank bluesky7272016
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are there bike trails?
24 April 2016|
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Response from TamaraReedFL | Reviewed this property |
There also hiking trails through the woods that you could mountain bike.