mushroom festival

Why let the rain interfere with your plans for a late summer hike? Mushroom hunters rejoice in wet weather!

Join us for the 2015 Mushroom Foray!

  • Cost: $42 members; $50 non-members
  • Registration: Registration opens to Arboretum members on July 13. Registration opens to non-members on July 20, 2015


Friday, August 21st

  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM: Wild mushroom appetizers throughout the evening!
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM: Slide show presentation with special guests and mushroom experts!


Saturday, August 22nD 

  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Guided mushroom foray!


  • Take Interstate 40 East
  • Take exit for 89A
  • Stay left at exit
  • Make RIGHT onto Rt66/89A
  • Continue on Rt66/89A for several miles
  • Turn LEFT onton Forest Road 552. Near Lockett Meador (There is a sign pointing to Shultz PAss & Inner Basin)
  • Park along Forest ROad 552 near the intersection with Forest Road 420

Contact (928) 774-1442, ext. 110 for information.

Oyster Mushrooms

To learn more about mushrooms in Arizona visit: the Arizona Mushroom Primer.


    Thank you, Criollo Latin Kitchen for

partnering with us!