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Tyler Arboretum

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Great staff and educational programs

The Arboretum has pleasant enough grounds and they do a nice job creating areas for the kids to... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2012
mccambjd
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Hiking Trails and Incredible Trees

Do you love hiking? Do you want wilder sections combined with a more easily accessible arboretum... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2012
TommyBoy94
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 28 March 2012

The Arboretum has pleasant enough grounds and they do a nice job creating areas for the kids to enjoy, but where they really shine is their educational/special programs. I've been to birthdays, Cub Scout visits, etc. and the staff do an excellent job engaging and...More

Date of experience: March 2012
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Reviewed 15 February 2012

Do you love hiking? Do you want wilder sections combined with a more easily accessible arboretum with fantastic examples of splendid trees and plants? Do you want to see some great bird-life? Do you like to see the occassional fun exhibit? If you like any...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2012

The property contains beautiful historic buildings and a plethora of trees, shrubs and flowers. I've visited in summer and fall, but I imagine the arboretum is beautiful year-round. The well-maintained walking trails are a joy, even in late fall/early winter. There are plenty of activities...More

Date of experience: December 2011
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Reviewed 27 December 2011

Beautiful arboretum and is a delight for nature lovers and photographers alike. It's open all year and offers different events for each season, including many, many hiking trails always available.

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Reviewed 28 November 2011

Went here for the fundraising race they have every year. The best thing about the race is the shrub they give you after the race. the arboretum borders ridley creek state park. it is a beautiful senic spot to spend a low key day in...More

Date of experience: April 2011
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JoanDeMarco
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Response from Perry P | Reviewed this property |
Seniors, for a $5 discount please call 610-566-9134, ext. 209
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lyntuckman
28 August 2017|
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Response from Ellen753 | Reviewed this property |
Some of the paths are paved, some are grassy. I, too, have difficulty walking having been hit by a car a year ago and have a rod in my tibia and ligaments replaced in the other knee. I just went slowly and didn't have any... More
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lyntuckman
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Response from MandiCG49 | Reviewed this property |
For the most part, they are just off the pathway. There are a few that you would need to walk over grass fields to get closer to (like the giant praying mantis and daddy long legs). I hope this helps!
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