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Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

179 locals recommend ·

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Jasmine
Jasmine
October 20, 2019
The Arboretum is a lovely spot for the family to enjoy. It has 1100 acres of parks and waterways. A beautiful place!
Fabien
Fabien
October 20, 2019
Harvard's heartbreakingly beautiful collection of international trees and plants, another "link" in Frederick Law Olmstead's beautiful Emerald Necklace. Stunning at any time of year, free and open to the public, full of animals; lose yourself here. A 22-minute walk from home.
Lisa
Lisa
October 09, 2019
This is an arboretum curated by Harvard University, comprising hundreds of acres of trees collected from all over the world for over a century by the university's botanists. The walking trails meander through the naturalistic landscape, designed by Frederick Law Olmstead: the country's first…
Jennifer
Jennifer
September 21, 2019
This is a five minute walk from this property. It has amazing views and great trip to see the outdoors and botanical gardens and trees in an urban environment.
Kate
Kate
August 30, 2019
An absolute oasis in the middle of the city. Absolutely beautiful place to walk, bike, read etc. try and go deep into it and not just on the periphery near the entrance, Although that’s fine too.

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Location
125 Arborway
Boston, MA 02130
Phone+1 617-524-1718
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Friday 7:00 AM