ARBORETUM INTERIOR ROAD CLOSED DUE TO SNOWPlease note, the road through the Arboretum will be closed in anticipation of snow starting at noon on Friday, January 18, 2019. Vehicles SHOULD NOT drive around barricades as you are likely to get stuck. The Arboretum will be open to visitors on foot. Any snow activities will be AT YOUR OWN RISK. If you get stuck, we recommend Dan's Towing & Services (515-993-2054).
Connect to trees, nature and yourself in a tranquil setting.
Our tree collections are suited to central Iowa and are part of a scenic landscape featuring a tapestry of informal groupings of trees, natural plantings, water features and quiet walking trails.
We encourage children, families and professionals to visit, learn and be actively involved in healthy outdoor activities.
Understand and appreciate the value of trees; encourage their planting, care, protection and enjoyment.
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