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John A. Finch Arboretum

3404 W Woodland Blvd, Spokane, WA 99224-2240
+1 509-624-4832
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Difficult for anyone with mobility issues

When I moved to Spokane in 1988, this was one of my favorite places in the whole County. Sadly... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2014
Kelly B
Portland, Oregon
Hard to visit with a wheelchair

After reading the reviews, we were looking forward to a trip to this arboretum. Its specialty is... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2014
Southern Calif
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
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“spring blooms” (2 reviews)
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3404 W Woodland Blvd, Spokane, WA 99224-2240
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Reviewed 7 September 2014

When I moved to Spokane in 1988, this was one of my favorite places in the whole County. Sadly, this is nolonger the case.... This property has significant drainage issues. This is particularly apparent in Spring when the ground is saturated with ground water. This...More

4  Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 10 August 2014

After reading the reviews, we were looking forward to a trip to this arboretum. Its specialty is trees and there were no flowers easily visible. We were not able to walk around because one of our party was in a wheelchair and the park was...More

2  Thank KDsMom
Reviewed 5 August 2014

John A Finch Arboretum is a nice little place with nice paths to walk on. There are even benches placed through the park to rest on or just sit and watch the wildlife.

2  Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Happened on this place by accident and was really happy to have found it. Beautiful grounds, friendly people and a well thought out information center.

2  Thank zingiber
Reviewed 2 July 2014

When I saw this as an attraction for Spokane, I was like, huh? Mind you, my husband who recharges in quiet peaceful places really loves it there. Basically it is a park with no toys, swimming, snacks, or anything. There may be a restroom and...More

1  Thank Kari R
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Lovely place to visit, take photos, have professional photos taken, peaceful but freeway close. Absolutely a must see in Spokane.

Thank SpokaneNancy
Reviewed 6 June 2014

John A. Finch Arboretum, is located on the western border of Spokane as you head up I-90 to the north of the freeway. I have visited the park several times. Spring time about June and late mid-October in my opinion some of the best time...More

2  Thank Larrytwa2014
Reviewed 25 April 2014

Finch is the place to go for a great wander. In fall, families come out to photograph the leaves and each other. In winter, a nice hike up the hill can burn off any carbs you had for lunch. Summertime is when you take your...More

Thank Penny K
Reviewed 9 March 2014

We have taken our children and grandchildren here for short hikes as a respite from the city. It is esp. beautiful in the fall and if you time your visit, the kids can play in the giant leaf pile the city creates each year.

2  Thank Bookworms2010
Reviewed 8 November 2013

The Finch Arboretum is a little different from most arboretums I’ve visited in that the landscape is more homogenous, as opposed to being compartmentalized into specific gardens or sub-forests. It is a very nice property, and conducive to some nice strolling amongst the trees. I...More

2  Thank Jim L
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