United States National Arboretum
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The collection of bonsai trees were gifts from Japan in 1976, to commemorate the United States Bicentennial. Over the years, the collection has grown and with newer additions from North America bonsai masters and penjing collection from China. Many of the trees are living sculptures of bonsai and…
Free evening concerts on Thursday nights in the summer. 5 minute drive away, B2 bus or Capital Bikeshare. Free parking lots inside the park. Cherry Blossoms and magnolias in the spring. You can always escape the crowds here.
Best to go by car - really cool park that many people never think to go to. It's on the other side of town so can take a bit of time to get there but great place for a picnic.
An oasis in the city - this place has hundreds of different types of trees, plants and herbs. An incredible bonsai exhibit and trees from every corner of the planet.
Ready to walk outside, in 440 acres of woods and gardens? This place is a secret treasure for those that want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.
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