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.


Views of the Arboretum at Flagstaff- Resident Facilities Manager and Photographer Tom Shellberg's pictures of the Arboretum the past few weeks.

Festival of Science

As part of the Flagstaff Festival of Science, The Arboretum at Flagstaff is offering a free celebration of science and nature in the gardens especially for families Saturday September 26th. Fun and informative interactive science programs will be offered! Nature hikes for kids, crafts, free-flying raptors and much, much more! For more information please click here.

Pumpkin Walk

Spend a family-friendly autumn evening in the gardens Saturday October 24th! Walk through the gardens on paths lit by glowing Jack-o-Lanterns. Prizes for Spookiest, Funniest and Honorable Mention pumpkin entries. Hot cider, cookies and a supervised bonfire too. This is a Flagstaff favorite event not to be missed! For more information please click here

Festival of Trees

Celebrate this holiday season in the most magical way, at the first annual Flagstaff Festival of Trees! Between November 13th and Decmber 5th this year the Arboretum will be showcasing trees, lights, wreaths and other beautiful displays created by the local Flagstaff community. All items will be raffled off for the winner to enjoy in their home this holiday season! Click here for more info!

Flagstaff Festival of Trees

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