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Yellow Warbler. Photograph by Bob Mayer.

Birding with Bob Mayer

Birders, beginning and experienced, are invited to join Bob Mayer on a two-hour walk from Peters Hill Gate. Come see the wide array of birds that make the Arboretum their home, and admire the Arboretum’s woody plant collections along the way.

Click here for a checklist of birds that have been seen in the Arnold Arboretum.

Accessibility: This walk will take place on paved, level surfaces, as well as some off road exploration.

Audience: This program is geared towards adults.

Inclement weather policy: Participants will be notified via email at least 24 hours in advance if a program needs to be cancelled due to inclement weather, and will be notified by phone if a program must be cancelled with less than 24 hours’ notice. Click here to view our full inclement weather policy. If you have questions about the status of a program, please email or call the Visitor Center desk between 10:00am and 4:00pm at (617) 384-5209.

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May 18 2024


8:00 am - 10:00 am

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Learn about accessibility at the Arboretum.

Peters Hill Gate

By subway

Take the MBTA Orange Line to its southern end—Forest Hills. Exit through the door marked “Arnold Arboretum,” cross Washington Street, and take a left and walk up Washington Street. Enter the Washington Street Gate and walk along Blackwell Footpath. Cross the road and enter South Street Gate. Walk along Rhododendron Path and take a left onto Hemlock Hill Road. Exit through the Bussey Street Gate at the end of Hemlock Hill Road. Cross Bussey Street to Peters Hill Gate.

By bus

Take the #35 or #38 bus to Centre Street opposite Walter Street. Cross Centre Street onto Walter Street, and after a short distance take a left onto Bussey Street. Peters Hill Gate will be on the right.

By car

There is public parking available along Bussey Street. Take care not to park on the sidewalk or you will risk a ticket.