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The Arboretum at Penn State

336 Forest Resources Bldg, University Park, State College, PA 16802-3604
+1 814-865-9118
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Beautiful

We recently discovered this gem at Penn State. So peaceful. We'll designed and maintained. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Barbara K
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One of the best designed, beautiful gardens around.

This free lovely area includes the W.O. Smith Botanical Garden and a children's garden. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pnemiller
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Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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336 Forest Resources Bldg, University Park, State College, PA 16802-3604
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We recently discovered this gem at Penn State. So peaceful. We'll designed and maintained. The children's garden is whimsical and my teens also loved it but it's great for little ones to explore. Looking forward to visiting in different seasons to see the changes.

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This free lovely area includes the W.O. Smith Botanical Garden and a children's garden. Beautiful flowers, plants and trees. Lovely walkways and fountains. A great way to spend some leisurely time. Free parking area.

Thank Pnemiller
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Arboretum with our granddaughter, we have pictures of family fun. We have also gone, just the two of us many times, on rainey days, snowey days, sunshiny days just to be in a relaxing area of beauty. Each time we visit,...More

Thank Q791EHjosephk
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Arboretum is a must visit on PSU campus if you want peace and tranquility. If you only have a passing interest in flowers etc you will enjoy the Arboretum. Walk around relax enjoy. The children's garden is one of a kind." All hands on"...More

Thank nittanylionjim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a good experience for everyone- the gardens are well-laid out and you can spend a relaxing hour or two exploring the grounds which includes a children's garden. Highly recommended for a family outing with young kids.

Thank Sujata410
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The arboretum is truly beautiful. The gardens compliment the arboretum and are really gorgeous. A must see.

Thank M G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lazy care-free stroll through nature - take time to wander around and explore. An relaxing outing.

Thank Dsmiff
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We have been here in several different occasions and it's a beautiful walk thru garden with so many beautiful plants and flowers. We most recently went for the holiday celebration. They had music, hot chocolate, Christmas lights and a beautiful tree. A great thing to...More

Thank A L
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We visited campus while in the area and toured the arboretum which is free to the public. Timing was good because the tulips were in full bloom. Another amazing surprise was the children's area which has 'borrow' libraries throughout, large dinosaur sculptures and other cool...More

Thank Timalnick
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The planting beds were overflowing with blooms in cottage garden fashion. The arboretum uses a collection of small spaces with chimes to play, statues to admire and grottoes to explore. There is seating around every corner if you want to pause to admire, or just...More

Thank Lee G
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Whitney K
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Response from Emma T | Reviewed this property |
It is also a great venue for a summer wedding! I attended one last year and it was beautiful.
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Linda T
14 September 2015|
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Response from Linda A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very nice restrooms on site in the pavilion.
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8 July 2015|
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Response from 1947Carlo | Reviewed this property |
No. I suspect service dogs are, but pets are not.
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