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Mercer Arboretum & Botanic Gardens

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Gardens Galore

A very fun place to see many different ypes of trees, plants, colorful flowers, even turtles... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
heyjakt
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Humble, Texas
A patch of nature

Was looking for a place to unwind before a flight , and found this little gem of a garden 5 minutes... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
ssj2rich
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Netanya, Israel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very fun place to see many different ypes of trees, plants, colorful flowers, even turtles! Turtles are often basking in the sun on rocks & tree limbs in the pond area. Generally will stay put until you get closer, then splash! Into the water!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank heyjakt
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Was looking for a place to unwind before a flight , and found this little gem of a garden 5 minutes from my hotel, highly recommended

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ssj2rich
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Best arboretum in the area well maintained, A great trip for families or couples. Beautiful location for walks and pictures.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

A nice little Oasis for a walk with the family on a beautiful day. Great scenery, with lovely foliage and lake. Great spot to relax and maybe picnic. They have some programs, although we have not yet checked them out.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Brion F
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We had some time to visit the botanical gardens before our flight. The walkway is easy and signs were helpful, we also grabbed a map at the information center. The plants were coming back from the hurricane damage, but were suffering from the extreme summer...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Patti B
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Throughout the years, I enjoyed visiting the arboretum, but this time I was slightly disappointed. One of the last times I visited, it was sooo lush and tropical, we took pictures, and looked like we were standing in the "bush" land. The recent hurricane had...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank cjack0723
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We spent time in the botanical gardens for a few hours before an evening flight. It was a wonderful visit. The gardens are well maintained, manicured and curated. Despite the damage from hurricane harvey; the gardens are recovering nicely. I hope to return in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rasheda V
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Great place to take kids to learn about nature. Adjacent to 26 mile bike path next to the Spring Creek

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank loonmstr
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Free, shaded in parts, & peaceful. Lots of butterflies. Beautiful ponds with water features and bride's/ photographer's paradise.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nosebuffer
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I wouldn't call it " A Travel Destination" but it is a fantastic resource for the local gardening community. We have a number of rare plants in our garden that cme from Mercer years ago.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Jacque_2890
15 September 2018|
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Response from V7603GFdavidh | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure I remember picnic areas, but I'm not sure about places for kids to play.
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Jude055
23 January 2016|
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Response from paulhW1817XQ |
There is no public transportation but Is only a short drive. You can rent a car, Uber or a taxi. ($)
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John H
5 February 2015|
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Response from gay e | Reviewed this property |
He is correct, no charge, happy trip.
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