Today at hayes arboretum: Unique
Today the Arboretum holds many intriguing natural characteristics and
unique points of interest. The 466 acres of woodlands, meadows, swamps,
and streams make this an ideal place to explore the wonderment of nature
and to gain an appreciation of our natural heritage. There are
trails that take you through the heart of a mature Beech-Maple Forest;
others take you thorough our Native Woody Plant Preserve or along a
For those who prefer to visit by car, we also have a beautiful
driving tour that directs you on a
two-mile drive throughout the
property. Remember, the Auto Tour is always free of charge to members.
Special Learning Opportunities
The Arboretum provides special learning opportunities throughout the
year for preschool children to senior citizens.
We have summer classes,
field trips, workshops, programs, presentations by noteworthy speakers,
special seasonal hikes, and even night hikes. All of these programs are
designed to give the learner more than just information, but an actual
first hand experience in nature.
Your Membership Is Important!
Today the Arboretum has a growing
membership program that allows you to
help support the Arboretum's mission and also receive unique benefits.
Through our member's support we are able to improve displays, maintain
attractive trails, install new signs.
Some key benefits you receive as a
member are discounts on
programming, free Auto Tour access and discounts on facility rentals.
Contributor members and above receive access to the Hayes House for
overnight and day rental. Your tax dollars do not support this
organization; therefore, your memberships and financial support are very
meaningful to us.