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LSU Hilltop Arboretum

11855 Highland Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70810-4808
+1 225-767-6916
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Wow! Go here.

This is a fantastic natural plants arboretum with an amazing and heartfelt history from a man named... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
danearle
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Yarmouth NS
Nature at its best

A must, if you love natural landscape, hilltop was a private home donated to LSU and created with... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
LA-Traveler70043
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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16 Mar 2018
“Wow! Go here.”
23 Jul 2017
“Nature at its best”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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11855 Highland Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70810-4808
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

This is a fantastic natural plants arboretum with an amazing and heartfelt history from a man named Emory Smith, through a friendship wit LSU's Robert Reich, to becoming an LSU legacy. Architecture by Lake-Flato is vernacular Louisiana inspired. Has new and achievable master plan bring...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

A must, if you love natural landscape, hilltop was a private home donated to LSU and created with love and hard work from one man, I had the pleasure of meeting him when he was alive, and we will be forever greatful for his contributions...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

This small property has some nice buildings overlooking a pond that are suitable for small to medium sized meetings and special events. The arboretum aspect is underdeveloped with one short trail that has signs identifying different species of trees.

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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

On a late Sunday evening we decided to take a drive to go shoot some photographs. We looked up some new places to explore and we ended up on Highland and came across the Hilltop Arboretum. We were pleasantly surprised to find out it was...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2016

I had an opportunity to participate in the junior master gardener camp. As an orchid society, we were invited to show and talk about the orchids as epiphytes. Several Master gardener members were spending time with young kids showing them lots of hands on fun...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2016

The arboretum isn't large, but it's nice. They have a number of different plant and tree species. A lot of the trees are labeled with markers in the ground, but many more are identified on their brochure. It doesn't take long at all to walk...More

Thank LuziAnne68
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Reviewed 27 March 2016

Nice if you like outdoors weddings. Small area for a wedding but it does well for small weddings. People were very nice. Did not know if food was catered in or not.

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Reviewed 19 February 2016

The Hilltop Arboretum is a nice and relaxing spot to check out in Baton Rouge. Despite its small size, the arboretum is split up into three distinct areas: the woods, the pond, and the meadow. The woods have a very short trail, about a quarter-mile,...More

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