Explore More with The Dawes Arboretum's New Mobile App

Download The Dawes Arboretum's new mobile app to learn about upcoming programs, navigate the grounds with an interactive map or keep a checklist of the places you’ve been. Just search “Dawes Arboretum” in the App Store or Google Play to start your free download today.

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New Seasonal Hours Now in Effect

The Arboretum grounds are now open from 7am to 8pm daily through August 31.

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Be Sure to Add a Little Extra Time…

Construction of a turn lane from State Route 13 into our main entrance is underway. Be sure to add a little extra time to your next trip to The Dawes Arboretum.

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Ohio Sustainable Landscapes Symposium: August 26, 2017

Learn about incorporating native trees and shrubs into your home landscape to create more resilient and sustainable ecosystems at this annual event. Presentations will address the critical roles these plants play and the benefits of designing landscapes with the needs of trees in mind.


From The Blog...

The Differences between a Park and an Arboretum

By Mari Ann Loucks, Marketing Associate As a new employee at The Dawes Arboretum, I often had to explain to my friends and family that a park is different from an arboretum. Merriam-Webster defines an arboretum as “a place where trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants are cultivated for scientific and educational purposes.” In other words, […]

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