Check out the latest INSIGHT episode, featuring our Executive Director Steve Hayes Jr!

Stamm Koechlein Family Foundation Grant Recipients

Check out the Mountain Bike Trails at the 8:49 minute mark!

Chris Hardie Interview w/ Lisa Burkhardt and Steve Hayes Jr on outdoor education at the Playscape

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Important News from Hayes Arboretum (Updated 6/26/2020):

Main Entrance is Open Tuesday-Saturday, 9-5pm.

East Side Trailhead is Open dawn to dusk, every day. 

At this time buildings, including the nature center and restrooms, are closed to the public.

The nature playscape, including the butterfly and herb gardens,

are open for public use.

Hiking trails can be accessed from the Main Entrance (801 Elks Road) and the    East Side Trailhead (corner of Hayes Arboretum Road and Woodside Drive).

Mountain Bike Trails are accessed from the East Side Trailhead and

are weather dependent.

Please confirm the status of the mountain bike trails here.

Updates on the Auto Tour will be available soon!

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The Arboretum Staff and advisors have reviewed the available CDC, state, and local guidance, and we are unable to follow all restrictions to ensure a safe June and July class schedule. The Program Coordinator for the Arboretum is contacting all June and July parents/guardians. A full refund for registrations will be issued.

 

Thank you for understanding.

Upcoming Events

Meditation Hike

July 9th 18th, 6pm

​Meet at East Side parking area on Hayes Arb Road

American Discovery Trail Hiking Club

July 11th, 8:30am

Meet at East Side Trailhead

Meditation Hike

July 16th, 6pm

​Meet at East Side parking area on Hayes Arb Road

American Discovery Trail Hiking Club

July 21st, 4pm

Meet at Nature Center parking area

Meditation Hike

July 23rd, 6pm

​Meet at East Side parking area on Hayes Arb Road

American Discovery Trail Hiking Club

July 30th, 4pm

Meet at Nature Center parking area

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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!

Check out this article from WVXU on

ways to celebrate Earth Day safely from home!

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