Blue flax in May Visitors enjoying a tour A view of the San Francisco Peaks Abert's squirrel School Field Trip in Fall Summer Concert Series

Welcome to The Arboretum at Flagstaff

At 7,150 feet in elevation, The Arboretum at Flagstaff is a unique destination, specializing in plants native to the high elevation habitat of northern Arizona. We are open May through October, six days a week (closed Tuesdays). Come out with a friend and a picnic basket and have a great time! See our 2015 Calendar PDF download for a full listing of the events scheduled for this summer.



Looking for outdoor adventure for your kids this summer? Look no further! The Arboretum at Flagstaff has a wide variety of summer camp options for kids of all ages this 2015 summer season! Registration is open now, so sign your Eco-Explorers up for their choice of fun educational camps centered around the ecology of the Colorado Plateau.

Opening Week

Friday, May 1st the Arboretum at Flagstaff opens for the 2015 season! From Airborne Raptors and free admission to Sylvester Allred's book signing, the Botanical Blacksmiths and Mother's Day, the Arboretum has plenty to enjoy the first week of May. So fill your calendars with some great activities and join us in enjoying the beautiful Flagstaff landscape and climate during Opening Week at the Arboretum! To learn more please click here.


Flower Garden at the Arboretum at Flagstaff

Raptor Day!

The Arboretum at Flagstaff hosts Raptor Day from 10am - 3pm, Saturday, May 16th . This engaging event offers raptor programs featuring majestic free-flying hawks, falcons and owls and up-close views of our native birds of prey. There will be opportunities to take a picture with an owl, learn from falconers and other raptor experts about the habits of our raptors and their role in sustaining our environment.

Wildlife and Garden Talks

The Arboretum at Flagstaff has partnered with Willow Bend Environmental Center, and the Master Gardeners of Coconino County to offer talks in Flagtaff this winter and spring. Topics range from wildlife tracking and honey tasting to growing tomatoes in Flagstaff's challenging weather. For more information and to register please click here.

Adult Education at the Arboretum

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