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New Hanover County Arboretum

6206 Oleander Dr, Midtown, Wilmington, NC 28403-3534
+1 910-798-7660
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Great free gardens

My daughter's Girl Scouts troop held their graduation ceremony here this weekend and I was very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hampstead, North Carolina
via mobile
A beautiful garden

Peaceful beautiful relaxing and free place to go ! Tons of plants and flowers! Love the azaleas... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wilmington, North Carolina
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6206 Oleander Dr, Midtown, Wilmington, NC 28403-3534
+1 910-798-7660
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter's Girl Scouts troop held their graduation ceremony here this weekend and I was very impressed by the beautiful gardens, especially since it's completely free. The gardens are not huge (especially compared to Arlie Gardens which is nearby) but they are set up very...More

Thank bfarber
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Peaceful beautiful relaxing and free place to go ! Tons of plants and flowers! Love the azaleas! Nice to feed fish and just chill

Thank RNmom1980
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We discovered such a beautiful little garden right in the heart of Wilmington. While visiting this beautiful arboretum you'll discover a fragrant rose garden, a koi pond with an Asian arch and bridge and much more! The gazebo is beautiful as well. It's such a...More

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Small but very nice for a short visit, no admission charge, excellent displays throughout the approximately 10 acres of all varieties of local plants and flowers. Also an education program is run by a scheduled calendar, announced in the local newspaper

Thank gigoodies
Reviewed 27 April 2017

It is very easy to pass by without noticing this very nice arboretum on busy Oleander Drive. A truly peaceful place. Well kept gardens are a pleasure to explore, especially the Japanese garden area. Hours could be spent here relaxing and enjoying the beauty.

Thank Kels2Mag
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We first visited during an art and music festival. Great place to walk around on a nice day. Check their calendar and attend during an event to top off your experience.

Thank xlr8tin
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I'm not going to lie, it's not my 8 year old daughter's favorite thing to do, because we pretty much tell her to stand here and take a picture most of the day, but there is a little bit of kid friendly stuff to do:...More

Thank fsu23phd
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I have been going here since I was a child. My mother would always take us here. We even did the Junior Master Gardener course (whih was so much fun) when we were little. I now bring my children here. Perfect place to get their...More

Thank mblue134
Reviewed 26 March 2017

My boyfriend and I had never been and we love nature. We went at the end of spring when the weather was nice and everything was in bloom. It was a nice little walk. Beautiful colors. It was free. A nice hidden gem in town.

Thank graciesfriends2017
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Beautiful space. Large and nice Japanese maples. Located near Wrightsville Beach. Nice play area for children or picnicking There are three nearby grocery stores. Gift shop.

Thank libbyrogers
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Judy M
what is the cost
23 July 2016|
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Response from Weefa | Reviewed this property |
It's free!
Do they allow dogs there?
13 June 2015|
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