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Jacksonville Arboreteum & Gardens

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Address: 1445 Millcoe Road, Jacksonville, FL 32225
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Truly a hidden gem!!

If you are looking for a little peace and quiet and an opportunity to reconnect with nature this is the place. Great for kids to get outdoors and burn off some energy. Nice... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4148 Stratford Way, Jacksonville, Florida
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4148 Stratford Way, Jacksonville, Florida
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a little peace and quiet and an opportunity to reconnect with nature this is the place. Great for kids to get outdoors and burn off some energy. Nice little lake and several planted areas that compliment the surroundings. No artificial or special affects needed here. Price is right (free). Great family bonding time.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hidden gem in Jacksonville is so close to the main highway but you feel like you're a million miles away. So many trails and paths to take, and different environments all in one small place.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Arboretum is located on 100 acres of undeveloped land which contain 19 unique ecosystems. Still in its infancy, the Arboretum consists largely of trails that traverse the different ecosystems, all developed and maintained by community volunteers. There is the beginning of a fine formal garden area and there are restrooms and shelter available but no visitor's center or other... More 

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Owosso, Michigan, United States
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brought my Mom and Sister-in-law for a lovely walk. Paths have a few roots here and there but easy walking. Beautiful scenery and informative signs about the ecosystem of the area, plants and creatures. Donation fee only and dog friendly.

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Thank Lisa S
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Limited facilities, but beautiful Florida trails. Bring bug spray at peak times, and carry water- not much other than trails.

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Thank Njm2065
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65 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Atleast once a week we come here to get out and walk around. There are so many choices of paths and walkways every visit is a new adventure. The kids love it because they can almost choose their own adventure! This is great exercise for our dog also. You're in the city, but feel far away from it. We love... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

If you are planing to go to Jacksonville, you have to go to this Museum. There offers some exhibitions and there are so beautiful English and Italian gardens. The view from the garden is amazing. The price per ticket per adult - 10 USD.

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South Bend
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

My wife and I work in the landscaping field and like to visit gardens and arboretums to see plants that are not native in our area. Normally we find at arboretum's most, if not all, the plants are marked or labeled. At Jacksonville Arboretum we found less than 10% of the plants labeled. The one's that were labeled were the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

I LOVE SQUIRRELS, you see them everywhere. Went on a long walk through all the trails. It's very windy and more of the same again and again but if you like a calm walk through what feels like the middle of a huge forrest, its perfect.

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27 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

This is a nice arboretum. It has trails and maps and I love how it shows about how many steps each is for kids and adults. Easy to spend a short or longer while at. Beautiful and diverse nature. Parking was easy and it's easy to get to. Nice place to spend some time in nature, walking, sitting, or otherwise.... More 

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