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Bird

Remember to dress appropriately for the warmer weather.

The Main Entrance (801 Elks Rd) open Tues-Sat, 9-5pm.

The East Side (corner of Hayes Arb Rd and Woodside Dr)

open every day, dawn to dusk.

Hayes Arboretum is a private property and classified forest. This means that you cannot collect or hunt mushrooms, flowers, plants, animals, and other natural objects from the property without permission of Hayes Arboretum staff.

Please follow these rules and stay on the trails.
Help us protect the forest for future generations. 

Thank you!

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Dogs are welcomed!

Visitors must leash and clean up after dogs.

Hiking Trails

Hiking Trails

Come explore our sixteen miles of hiking trails, the heart and soul of the Arboretum.

Auto Tour

Auto Tour

See the beautiful scenery of Hayes Arboretum from the comfort of your car on this two-mile driving tour. Admission is $5 per car and free for members.

Programs

Programs

We host a variety of programs and events throughout the year for all ages, including public hikes, school field trips, and special celebrations.

Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking

Hayes Arboretum's Mountain Bike trails are located on the East Side of the property, on the corner of Woodside Dr. and Hayes Arb Rd. Before riding, you must sign a one-time safety waiver, and of course, wear a helmet!

Continuing the Tradition

Continuing the Tradition

The Arboretum has a history of over 100 years of environmental stewardship; Stanley Hayes bought his first parcels of land in 1915.

Membership

Membership

Becoming a member is one of the best ways to support the Arboretum, and members receive a variety of benefits in return.

StoryWalk

Tuesday-Saturday, 9-5PM

Hike the Red Trail behind the Nature Center.

ArbLeaf

Tues-Sat, Now-Oct 31st | 9-5PM

Area 1: Main Entrance Drive

Area 2: Native Woody Plant Preserve

Tinkergarten Play Date

Friday, Oct 6th | 10:30-11:30AM

Meet in the Nature Playscape

(801 Elks Rd Entrance).

American Discovery Trail Hiking Club

Saturday, Oct 7th | 9AM

Meet in the Nature Center Parking Lot

(801 Elks Rd Entrance).

Fall Mushroom Program

Saturday, Oct 7th | 10AM-Noon

Meet in the Annex (801 Elks Rd Entrance).

Fall Seed Collection

Saturday, Oct 14th | 10AM-12:30PM

Meet in the Annex (801 Elks Rd Entrance).

American Discovery Trail Hiking Club

Thursday, Oct 19th | 4PM

Meet in the Nature Center Parking Lot

(801 Elks Rd Entrance).

American Discovery Trail Hiking Club

Saturday, Nov 4th | 9AM

Meet in the Nature Center Parking Lot

(801 Elks Rd Entrance).

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