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“Pretty, but not worth going out of way for”
Review of The Arboretum

The Arboretum
Ranked #6 of 122 things to do in Lexington
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 7 August 2013

It was hot when we visited so that made the trip unbearable. The place has a map, but it's poorly designed. It makes it sound really neat and when you go to visit certain parts it's not what you expect. The map would say "water garden" and when you visited, it barely had any water and was like a swamp.
This place is more like a place for all the college students from the university to come run. Running paths are every where. There is one little section that has a lot of flowers to look at, but we had such a hard time finding it per the map that we were so exhausted when we got there. Some parts just not as exciting as others.
I will say that the flight 5191 memorial is definitely worth seeing. I was unaware of the crash so this was neat for us to see.

Thank Carriemariec05
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Reviewed 29 July 2013

If you are in need of a safe place to stretch and walk, the arboretum should be your destination. Native plants, gardens, fish ponds adds to the joy of being outdoors.

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Reviewed 29 July 2013

In a few decades this place will be amazing... still relatively young in terms of the specimins, it is a great place to walk... check out the monument to the lives lost n the Comair crash at Bluegrass airport, it is located behind the vistors center near the rose garden.

Thank Tom W
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Reviewed 29 July 2013

Beautiful place to walk or run on the paths. Well maintained and plenty of parking. Large variety of flowers and trees. Nice to have close to campus and the downtown area.

Thank sbmorg01
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Reviewed 27 July 2013

This is an amazing place. We went for a late evening walk and it was beautiful. The place is very well maintein and the areas are very nice.
Excellent place for exercise, for relaxation or to enjoy nature.
It is indeed a must see place in Lexington

Thank Enrique G
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