While on Vacation on the last day we went to visit the Edith J. Carrier Arboretum and Gardens.
It was a lovely getaway setting right in Harrisonburg, Virginia amongst the James Madison University.
While walking on the trails around the arboretum and looking at some of the trees that were still in flower we saw evidence of remnants of how beautiful it must have looked in early spring with all of the daffodils, flowering shrubs and azaleas that were planted.
In spots along the trails it was not uncommon to come upon many lovely statues that were tucked in here and there.
Along with the sound of the birds chirping and the quiet surroundings even in midst of a bustling Campus it still had such a peaceful atmosphere.
With heavy rains the night before the waterfalls and the pond had overflowed.
The pond was muddy from the rain but it was still such a lovely spot.
With college graduations that day there were several students and their parents coming to the pond area to get pictures of the newly graduated in their caps and gowns.
With many benches all around the pond it was a great spot to set and have a bit of lunch and spend a few hours watching the wildlife. Or if you like to jog there was a running trail where we saw many people were out for a run that day.