You Could Spend All Day In This Enchanting Arizona Garden And Never Grow Tired

Arizona’s oldest and largest botanical garden is a beautiful oasis comprised of 323 acres approximately an hour to the east of Phoenix. A splendor in any season, Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park is a must-do day trip in Arizona. Here’s why:

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Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park is located at 37615 E US Highway #60, Superior, AZ 85173. Hours vary by season: from May to September 6:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m., and from October to April 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Last park admission is one hour prior to closing.) Park entrance fees are: Adult (13+): $15.00, Child (5-12): $5.00, Age 4 and under: free. Learn more on the official website for the Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park.

When is the last time you made the rounds to Arizona’s State Parks? Check out seven of the lesser-known parks in the system by reading this previously published article.