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Beautiful grounds

This is a nice area just off Park Road on the north side of campus near the law school. The gardens... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
State College, Pennsylvania
Easy to walk paths

Easy to walk paths allow visitors to get close to plants and the birds and insects they attract... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2019
Moorestown, New Jersey
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336 Forest Resources Bldg, University Park, State College, PA 16802-3604
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice area just off Park Road on the north side of campus near the law school. The gardens have a lot of local plants that flower throughout the summer and fall, and most are well marked so that you could pick out...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MizzouLizard
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Easy to walk paths allow visitors to get close to plants and the birds and insects they attract. Best visited when the ground is not soaked.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sc00tert00ter
Reviewed 13 November 2018

The entire place is beautiful throughout the year, and there are wonderful events year-round. The kid's area is great for families

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joshua A
Reviewed 12 November 2018

It was a warm day. Wished the water fountain had been colder. Reallly enjoyed the plants and appreciated that most of them had little signs with names. There was a great variety.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lois113
Reviewed 11 November 2018

This place is magical! Perfect for families. Kids love to explore and parents enjoy it also. It was summer when we went there with our first grandchild. It was a very enjoyable time. (They don’t give a choice for the date that we visited.)

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank cia80pa
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Great visit. Beautiful grounds. Clean, well maintained, children friendly. Will visit there every season.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Leona M
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Went to see the pumpkins during family weekend. My son, a freshmen, had never been to this part of campus. He thought it was cool and maybe a place to go for something different.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank OdenRulerofTheGods
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

It’s a great place for anyone, but it’s a perfect place for kids. Since moving to state college in June, I’ve been bringing my two year old there weekly. They have a number of great programs there each week (bird watching, painting, etc) or just...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AnthonyB4901
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Nice, quick side trip while visiting Penn State. A very relaxing, beautiful spot. Saw some students studying and couples walking. Enjoyed the Children's garden quite a bit!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GermanyBound19
Reviewed 15 September 2018

If you're into gardens, this is the place to go when you're in State College. ?Not everything is labeled, unfortunately, but nonetheless it's a beautiful spot. The view from the main building, back to the north of campus, is lovely,

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank yoyo1552
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Response from brunodZ7357SD | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so.
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Response from Emma T | Reviewed this property |
It is also a great venue for a summer wedding! I attended one last year and it was beautiful.
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Response from Linda A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very nice restrooms on site in the pavilion.