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Edith J. Carrier Arboretum

780 University Blvd Msc 3705, At James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807-1020
+1 540-568-3194
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Beautiful Arboretum!

We have visited this arboretum in the past and went again this year when we were in the area. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TwoKayakers
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New York City, New York
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A beautiful place

I began visiting this Arboretum several years ago. I just returned from my latest two-day visit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
stimpert
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780 University Blvd Msc 3705, At James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807-1020
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+1 540-568-3194
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited this arboretum in the past and went again this year when we were in the area. The arboretum is part of James Madison University and its beautiful. The grounds are well maintained and there are several easy walking paths and a stream...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I began visiting this Arboretum several years ago. I just returned from my latest two-day visit, where I photographed dozens of types of flowers. In the spring, daffodils are thick and it continues through fall, with wild and cultivated flowers. You can choose several walks...More

Thank stimpert
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Need to clear your mind - practice with a new camera - talk through something with a friend - spend quality time with your kids? The Arboretum is a wonderful find on the edge of JMU's campus. Note the two smaller parking lots always fill...More

Thank constantgardener87
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Arboretum is a nice place to walk around or sit and read a book in front of a pond. There is a small suspension bridge. It is worth going to if you are in the area.

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place to go! Nice wide smooth paths and plenty of seating. Anxious to see it in the fall time.

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you enjoy walking amongst nature, you will love this place. There are many types of trees, flowers , botanicals. There is a large pond filled with ducks, terrapins, and some fish. Kids love the ducks and the new baby ducks.

Thank Rosemary L
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Had a very relaxing evening walk with my husband. Even though there were several others there and some children, everyone was quiet and enjoying the peace of the beautiful outdoors. Natural beauty surrounds you. We took several beautiful photos.

Thank judy177
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Went here on a day that was too hot to do any 'serious' hiking. What a find! Mostly wooded so we were in shade & so much cooler because of it. While you don't need hiking gear (boots, backpacks, etc.) to do the network of...More

Thank walkwoman
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Highly recommend for quiet walks, lovely photo opportunities, and natural beauty. Very carefully maintained. Beautiful layout.

Thank mkg789
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I have loved my frequent visits here over the years. Great walking paths, spots to contemplate including a labyrinth if you know where to look. It is a changing location and I've enjoyed it less with the changes and still more coming with changes to...More

Thank Brenda B
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Gail B
Dog friendly?
10 March 2017|
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Response from ArboretumGail | Property representative |
Hello, yes, the arboretum invites doggies to bring their owners for a walk in the arboretum, so long as owners are attached to the doggies who bring them, with a leash... and so long as the walk stays on walkways and not on... More
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nothingelsematters
Stroller friendly?
13 September 2016|
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Response from ArboretumGail | Property representative |
Yes, and now the paths to the Children's Gardens area is also stroller friendly!
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Gilbert S
Are there mobile carts for the handicapped and is there are a charge?
11 August 2016|
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Response from ArboretumGail | Property representative |
We are sorry we do not have any accessibility equipment that visitors can use,
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