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The Arboretum at Penn State

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Address: 336 Forest Resources Bldg, University Park, State College, PA 16802-3604
Phone Number: +1 814-865-9118
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Fall 2016

If you love the outdoors and are into flowers, trees and landscapes then you need to visit The Arboretum at Penn State. The displays change for each season and the Fall display... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you love the outdoors and are into flowers, trees and landscapes then you need to visit The Arboretum at Penn State. The displays change for each season and the Fall display is always great; filled with pumpkins and gourds. There are always activities planed throughout the year, check in at the office for more details. A must see if... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We good back a few times during the year to see the various blooms in season. They do a great job here. Beautiful!

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State College, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We are locals, but try to visit 2-3 times per year. It is always an interesting visit and we enjoy experiencing the change of seasons.

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Franklin Park, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a stunning garden filled with so many beautiful and romantic sites. Definitely recommend it for couples but also for a family outing.

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful area to visit if you're in the State College area. You can sit and relax under the sun or there are some shaded areas as well. Kids have areas to explore and learn too.

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State College, Pennsylvania, Usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend had her wedding here last August. Also there have been concerts. with musicians playing in various sections of the grounds. There is every type of plant life displayed and identified. Wonderful and educational for the whole family.

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State College, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Encourage all to visit once per season (or at least spring, summer, and fall!) because PSU does a great job changes things up to keep things fresh. Not just plantings but the art work is something to see as well. Every season has something special happening at PSU's Arboretum. Check their website since they offer special events regularly that are... More 

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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Arboretum is a great stop any season. There is always something to enjoy and the staff are very helpful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have visited here every season (though I'll have to say spring,summer,and fall are the best). Bring a phone/camera and dare do I say a selfie stick. The the whole place is amazing. You'll be amazed.

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State College
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

You can visit year round and there is always some beautiful landscapes to enjoy. Great area just for kids to explore too.

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