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1927 Map of the Arboretum

Explore with us!

Mesmerized, Photograph by Bruce Wilson
Boy by pond looking at frog

The visitor center may be closed, but the learning continues! We invite you to explore with us from home or at the Arboretum by checking out the activities and resources below.

Expeditions Mobile App

A new app called Expeditions offers visitors with a smartphone a deeper experience with the Arboretum’s notable plants and history of plant collecting.

Bird Eyes Find Bird Food

Plants offer an impressive array of brightly colored seeds and fruits to attract birds. Our newest Wonder Spot focuses on a sweetbay magnolia (Magnolia virginiana) on Meadow Road, near the Arborway Gate. Bring a journal and your curiosity. #WonderSpots #GetOutside #OutdoorLearning

Look here for a fully translated Spanish version.

Watch with us!

Learn about a plants and wildlife from Arboretum specialists on our YouTube channel.

Urban Ponds: Essential Ecosystems for the Enjoyment and Discovery of Nature

See our online exhibition featuring the the photography of Bruce Wilson.

The Arboretum on Google Arts and Culture

The Arboretum has partnered with the Google Arts & Culture, an immersive online learning platform, to bring the stories of our plants to life through specially curated online exhibits and image galleries.

Self-guided Tours

Explore the Arboretum at your own pace and gain a richer understanding of this special landscape. Choose from one of many self-guided tours to print in advance or view on your mobile device.