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The 66-acre Dallas Arboretum is one of the world’s premier gardens, and certainly one of the most colorful. Local residents have deemed this urban oasis to be the crowning jewel of Dallas. As one of the city’s top attractions, the Arboretum garners repeat visits from members, local visitors and out-of-town guests. Many praise the Garden for its beautiful vistas, colorful display gardens, and groves of pecan trees, magnolias, crape myrtles, cherry trees and azaleas.
"I've been to many, many botanical gardens in the world, and I think yours is one of the most beautiful and colorful that I've seen. It's extraordinary. The enjoyment that it engenders in so many people is quite amazing." ~Martha Stewart.
"I've been all over the world, and the Dallas Arboretum is one of the most extraordinary experiences in my life. I cannot wait to come back!" Ali McGraw, actress
“Perhaps we in Dallas toss around the phrase ‘world class’ too liberally. But in the case of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, it happens to be appropriate." Bob Miller, Dallas Morning News
“Visitors have a blast cooling off in the misty fern dell, picnicking amongst peaceful pecan groves and attending spectacular events ranging from art shows to summertime concerts.” USA Today, 2014
“The Dallas Arboretum is a vision in any season” DallasChild Magazine, 2014
“I have been all over the nation, and the Dallas Arboretum is, by far, the most beautiful garden I have ever seen.” Charles Osgood, CBS Radio Network