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Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens

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Address: 8909 W. 179th St., Overland Park, KS
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+1 913-685-3604
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08:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:30

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A very unexpected, positive surprise...A treasury of trees in a delightful walking path setting. Can't see everything on one visit. Probably would require three visits with a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very unexpected, positive surprise...A treasury of trees in a delightful walking path setting. Can't see everything on one visit. Probably would require three visits with a nature center. $3 admission which should be more. Expert guides who conduct the tours. A well kept secret particularly if you don't know much about trees and have some interest to learn. An... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It was awesome as usual going over there and seeing the wonderful landscape the artwork it's a nice little walk but it's relaxing and it's worth it we will definitely be back the only thing I do not like is the Restriction of photography which kind of is the reason for us not going there isn't much but it still... More 

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Overland Park, KS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Walk the many trails but also take time to just sit on one of the many benches and enjoy the many wonders of nature. Bring good walking shoes even though most paths are paved. Get a schedule and attend on of the many events at the Arboretum, wine or brew tasting, kite festival, luminary walk ,the June festival, many special... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I live 15 minutes from the Arboretum and on Tuesdays you can go for free-even if that day is not good, it is only a couple of dollars to get in. I have gone with friends, with family, and by myself. It is a great place for sharing with all of the above, but especially a great place to come... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just beautiful. The gardens are immaculate and very well kept up. Beautiful trails with ponds ( my kids especially love the frog pond). A wonderful place for a peaceful stroll surrounded by nature.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The arboretum is a beautiful place. Very well mantained. Nice to go with family. Very nice for little kids too.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

No matter what event the Arboretum hosts, it is always classy. We have been to many different events and always is such a nice visit. Plan to attend the next event.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have a very good friend. His name is Elliott Carlson.he created a astonishing work of art with some leaping frogs. The entire grounds are absolutely breath taking.as well as the art worked throughout the landscaping.

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Thank Mark S
Overland Park
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's very nice in the summer, but especially fun in Nov/Dec., when a group of friends and I go to the Luminary Festival. Great fun. It's not too far from my home.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here with a boy scouts troop, and it is very nice. The area is no so large that you get bored, but it is enough to see.

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