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The Arboretum at Flagstaff

#27 of 104 things to do in Flagstaff Features Animals
4001 S Woody Mountain Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86005
+1 928-774-1442
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Very Nice, Especially the Butterfly Room

Went to the Arboretum a couple of weeks ago. It was a bit early in the season so not a lot was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melanie H
Lake Havasu City, Arizona, United States
Lovely nature and great staff

I went there today and went on tour learning about the plants and there medicinal properties... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jane E
via mobile
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Created to help people understand the flora of northeastern Arizona, this 200-acre botanical garden includes 2,500 species of high elevation plants and miles of walking trails to explore them.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“dirt road” (12 reviews)
“local plants” (4 reviews)
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4001 S Woody Mountain Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86005
+1 928-774-1442
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the Arboretum a couple of weeks ago. It was a bit early in the season so not a lot was blooming yet, but the Butterfly Room was wonderful. Got some really nice pictures in there. Planning to go back again in July, when...More

Thank Melanie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went there today and went on tour learning about the plants and there medicinal properties. Docent was naturopath. Very interesting and each tour would differ with participants giving different views. Butterfly house was lovely compact with lots of butterflies around and a puparium to...More

Thank Jane E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've visited this attraction several times over the years. It changes some, but it always seems unfinished. I enjoy seeing all the plants, especially the flowers, but they are not plentiful. We took a guest with us this time and she made similar comments. It...More

Thank 911Visitor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely little area for the public to walk around a pond, special gardens. Birding. Little gift shop. Quiet and relaxing walk.

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The biggest disadvantage is having to drive 4 miles on a dirt road to get there. Once there, it is a small but nice display of plants and trees. You can also see birds as they fly around. The garden is divided into sections. When...More

3  Thank travelwriter52
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I loved visiting this garden. It as very peaceful, I though I was only going to spend one hour here, but after 3 hours, I wanted to stay even longer. I wasn't traveling alone, so my companion wanted to head back to town. But even...More

Thank Tricia E
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We recently went for the Christmas Tree Display they just opened. First of all, the road to the Arboretum is awful. It needs to be graded. My car has been having issues since driving on it, and I drove 10 mph! We spent $21 to...More

Thank debbiedavemesa
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We thought the Arboretum would be a nice sidetrip but were surprised that the road was not paved. Some garden areas but mostly forest. It was late in the season and frost in the morning has become typical in late October and November at this...More

Thank Greg P
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We went a few days before closing for winter. Nothing much to see. Should have been half price, at least. Sucked in! No doubt better in spring.

Thank John F
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Flagstaff itself is one of the nicest, cleanest towns in US. Great climate throughout the whole year. Perfect starting point to viisit Great Canion.

Thank ExstreamDC
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