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The Nairobi Arboretum

Updated on July 11, 2010

Talk about a picnic within NairobiCity yet away from the secluded eye of the public then The Nairobi Arboretum comes to mind.

Located two miles from downtown Nairobi is 74acres of wooded landscape claiming home to a diverse collection of living plants providing the residents and visitors with, trails for jogging or shaded walkways for the love smitten individuals or for that lazy afternoon picnic with family or friends on its plush green lawns.

For lovers of education, conservation or scientific research, stimulate your intellect with over 350 species of indigenous and exotic plants. Bird watchers, gazers, lovers amaze your vision with the over 100 species of birds that have made the diverse flora of the Nairobi arboretum their home.

Awaken the child within chasing after the many butterflies or watching the sykes and velvet monkeys including other small species of wildlife that call this reservation home sweet home.

No matter your inspiration a yoga session in the crisp morning air, a brisk jog in the evening, a midday hookup with a loved one or a picnic over the weekend you can be guaranteed that you will enjoy every minute.

So walk, hike or drive up and enjoy what Mother Nature has to offer!

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      Rahe 7 years ago from Clearwater

      It sure is wonderful and the fact that its within the city makes it something one can enjoy even if you are on a tight schedule...well the future is still here hope you do get to make an appearance.

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      coynea 7 years ago

      Sounds wonderful... wish I could see it.