Check out this WVXU article featuring our naturalist!
Thank you to Wayne County Foundation for funding to help us expand the parking lot on the East Side!
Remember to dress appropriately for the colder weather.
The Main Entrance (801 Elks Rd) will be
closed Dec 24th- Jan 2nd for the holidays.
The East Side (corner of Hayes Arb Rd and Woodside Dr)
will remain open 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.
Dogs are welcomed!
Visitors must leash and clean up after dogs.
Nature Appreciation Hike
Now - Dec 3rd, Dawn to Dusk
Hike the Orange Trail on the East Side.
Read & Roam:
Bear Snores On
Now - Dec 23rd, Tues-Sat, 9-5PM
Hike the Blue Trail behind the Nature Center.
Saturday, Dec 10th, 9AM
Meet in the Nature Center Parking Lot.
Saturday, Dec 31st, 9AM
Meet in the East Side Parking Lot.