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Address: 340 S 14th St, Clinton, IA 52732-5432
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A must see in every season!

Beautiful, peaceful, educational place. I saw my first bluebird here! A sea of dafodils in the Spring, Lovely color in the Fall, Summer herb garden. Great fro kids to learn... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 January 2017
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Clinton, Iowa
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Clinton, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Beautiful, peaceful, educational place. I saw my first bluebird here! A sea of dafodils in the Spring, Lovely color in the Fall, Summer herb garden. Great fro kids to learn about nature first hand

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

This is a hidden gem. It is a place for those who are able to hike up and down. We did a lot of walking off the paths and on the grass. Trees are well labeled and there are some other gardens along the paths. It is a peaceful place that you can not only enjoy the land but also... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I have been to a couple other arboretums in Iowa so that kind of spoiled this for me, as they are a lot nicer. However, this one was free and I had to pay for the others. I think if they did have people pay like $2.00 and take donations, they could make some improvements like more walking paths, so... More 

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Thank Bonnie S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The Arb is my favorite place in the whole city! I love to walk through the beautiful grounds that feature over 2,000 trees, shrubs and conifers of all sizes. Birds of all kinds call this 14-acre gem home. Stop by anytime from dawn until dusk every single day of the year to wander this well cared for and treasured outdoor... More 

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Clinton, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Our son took his prom date to the arboretum for pictures. A tribute to the beauty of the place was the fact that there must have been a couple hundred people there. Boys in tuxes, girls in gorgeous dresses and family and friends all posing or taking pix. It was beautiful. Just a wonderful place to spend an hour or... More 

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Iowa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Good way to see different species of plants, especially Hostas. Not as pristine and well kept as it has been in the past but still worth a look!

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Clinton, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

Awesome place to have photo shoots, weddings etc. People are very easy too work with and welcome everyone. Alot of detail in this park.

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Thank keithsA7450ZO
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to go to take pictures. The scenery is beautiful in the spring and fall. My kids love coming here and walking around, looking at the different trees. If you are in the area, I would recommend stopping by!

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Clinton, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Beautiful and peaceful. Great place to take photos anytime of the year! A must see when visiting. Set and enjoy nature.

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Clinton, Iowa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

I love to walk my dogs here. My favorite time to visit is spring and fall to see all the flowers and fall colors. It's also a nice spot for a picnic, or to relax with a book.

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