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Crosby Arboretum

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Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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We took the kids to Bugfest and it was really cute. They had it set up where they could catch bugs... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Picayune, Mississippi
Great daytrip for New Orleans folks with dogs or kids

Let's be clear here - it's a walk (not a hike) through a very interesting southern landscape that... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
Ulla G
New Orleans, Louisiana
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With increasing value being placed on our natural heritage, The Crosby Arboretum is the premier native plant conservatory in the Southeast. The Arboretum was established as a living memorial to L.O. Crosby, Jr. (1907-1978) and has expanded to become...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
370 Ridge Rd, Picayune, MS 39466-8151
+1 601-799-2311
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the kids to Bugfest and it was really cute. They had it set up where they could catch bugs in jars and do crafts. The kids had a good time for the price.

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Let's be clear here - it's a walk (not a hike) through a very interesting southern landscape that has great botanical signage and terrific helpful staff in the headquarters/gift shop. If you walk the entire property, it's likely around 2 miles - but allow plenty...More

2  Thank Ulla G
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This is a work in progress. It is always being improved and most of the work is done by volunteers. If you're a mall rat you probably wouldn't enjoy it, but if you have a love for the outdoors it is very nice.

2  Thank conradi400
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This is a wonderful place to take a stroll and enjoy the beauty of nature. The trails are well marked and there's lots to see. You can even feed the turtles! The Arboretum has speakers and special events for families and children, guided nature walks...More

3  Thank Nolafan2164
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The CA is about 20 minutes from where I live. Great getaway to view nature in a quiet and peaceful setting. We were about a week or two early for the plants to really kick into Spring. The gift shop is always fun to walk...More

2  Thank 57Lou
Reviewed 15 February 2017

beautiful park to spend an afternoon in. It's a great way to see the local flora for sure. Recommended.

1  Thank David R
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We enjoyed our visit here (not easy with picky teenagers). My teens really liked feeding the turtles. The pavilion is remarkable from its every viewpoint in the park. This is definitely a relaxing hidden treasure.

3  Thank Monique S
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This facility is an excellent day trip, for those, fortunate to be that close. The property is well designed and laid out, for the visitor's experience. The volume of biota, is worth the investment in time. Stress free and good for all ages.

1  Thank Triddleco
Reviewed 4 November 2016

my daughter was married there and it was beauitful. lovely place to just visit. children love roaming the grounds.

Thank darling1100
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I love coming here for a short or long stroll. The paths are well cared for and easy for any ability. There is always something blooming and something to learn. Be sure to find your way to the lake and the pavillion.

1  Thank Diana T
Andy C, Manager at Crosby Arboretum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2016

We're glad you love it as much as we do!

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Derek S
4 January 2017|
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Response from Cathy B |
Pet Policy: Pets must be on a 6-foot leash at all times. Please clean up after your pet. Our ecosystem is sensitive, please pick-up/bag and properly dispose of all evidence if your pet relieves themselves. Trash cans are... More
19 May 2016|
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Response from Andy C | Property representative |
Currently, we have nothing scheduled for the 22nd and we are closed Mondays and Tuesdays.