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New Hanover County Arboretum

6206 Oleander Dr, Midtown, Wilmington, NC 28403-3534
+1 910-798-7660
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Lovely

This place is a wonderful, and free, place to visit. It has beautiful landscaping and lots of room... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JRunyon
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Wilmington, North Carolina
Great gardens, great gardeners

The NH County Arboretum is truly a treasure for our community. The gardens are wonderful! Go take... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AnitaLCPA
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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“japanese garden” (23 reviews)
“koi pond” (20 reviews)
“rose garden” (14 reviews)
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6206 Oleander Dr, Midtown, Wilmington, NC 28403-3534
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+1 910-798-7660
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"japanese garden"
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"koi pond"
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"rose garden"
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"children's garden"
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"feed the fish"
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"local plants"
in 5 reviews
"master gardener"
in 4 reviews
"interesting sculptures"
in 4 reviews
"gift shop"
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"bring quarters"
in 3 reviews
"free place"
in 3 reviews
"plants and trees"
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"love nature"
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"oleander drive"
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"short visit"
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"picnic area"
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"kids will love"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a wonderful, and free, place to visit. It has beautiful landscaping and lots of room for kids to explore.

Thank JRunyon
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The NH County Arboretum is truly a treasure for our community. The gardens are wonderful! Go take a stroll...you'll be impressed!

Thank AnitaLCPA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a couple of hours. What a perfect day date for a family, or even a couple. We’ve taken our daughter there a few times now, but it would be a beautiful location for a date night, a proposal, or even a wedding!...More

Thank rochellejessica12
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice gardens. Beautiful flowers. We were there after a rain and the bright colorful roses looked spectacular.... Great photo opportunity.

Thank Susan B
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

If I lived in Wilmington near the arboretum, I think I would want to walk there every week. The Japanese garden is lovely. There is a sea dragon metal sculpture in the pond and you can catch a lovely red Japanese maple behind it in...More

Thank B W
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

I was actually here to give a presentation to the Cape Fear Orchid Society, so took the opportunity to browse the grounds briefly. It was the off season, so the plantings were just beginning to "wake up" for the spring, but the grounds are beautiful...More

2  Thank RayB_OKI
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

The Arboretum is like a hidden gem and great to see a few times of the year due to the different flowers and plants in season

Thank Brenda e
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Beautiful area with a large koi pond, Japanese garden, lovely rose garden and interesting sculptures. We often take the kids there for a picnic and a way to escape the hustle and bustle. You can feed the fish, put out a blanket on the lush...More

Thank SJRinWilm
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

An arboretum like this should be in every town. Gardens are open from dawn to dusk and other buildings/offices are open from 10-5. This is a beautiful and well-cared series of gardens.

Thank DB W
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

The Arboretum is a wonderful small gem set right of a busy street in Wilmington. There is everything there that an avid gardener or someone who just likes to relax in a beautiful place to enjoy. There is even a delightful children's garden and a...More

Thank Robert B
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