Daily/April 15 – October 31/FREE with paid admission/11am and 1pm
Explore the beautiful Arboretum grounds and gardens with a trained docent and learn all about the Colorado Plateau. Discuss the native plants of Northern Arizona, our historic buildings on site and our latest research and work.
Tours last one hour–bring water, a camera, and comfortable walking shoes.
Saturday Mornings/May and June/FREE
Join members of the local Audubon Society on a morning bird walk through the gardens between May and July. More than 130 species of birds have been sighted!
Tours begin at 7:30am–bring water, a camera and comfortable walking shoes.
Fourth Saturday Mornings/June, July, and August/FREE with paid admission
Join our knowledgeable Arboretum staff for a summer Saturday morning walk and explore all the colorful varieties of native Northern Arizona wildflowers.
June 24th, July 22nd, August 26th. Tours begin at 9:30am, bring water, a camera and comfortable walking shoes.
Daily 10am-4pm/Seasonal/FREE with paid admission
Hundreds of colorful butterflies native to northern Arizona are on display May 26 – September 30. You’ll learn about the life cycle of butterflies, the importance of pollinators, and observe these important insects emerging from their chrysalises! Find out more here. Find out more about the 16 different species of butterfly here.
A very special thank you to our sponsors! Michael and Karen Kitt, Daniel and Melissa Giovale, High Mountain Health, National Bank of Arizona, Paul and Susannah Wagner, Stan and Dawn Sutherland, Donal and Barbara Hill, Anne-Marie Malotki and Ted Bowell, Henry Roe and Laura Merrick Roe, Robert and Carol Gunnarson and Steve Peru.
Botanical Blacksmiths and Friends
Daily/June-September/FREE with paid admission
The Arboretum at Flagstaff celebrates art in the outdoors with the Botanical Blacksmiths and Friends, a collection of over 32 pieces of outdoor artwork created by members of the Arizona Artists Blacksmith Association and other artists. Artwork is installed down the main path and around and in the Willow Pond.
Most artwork is available for sale
By appointment only/Discounted admission for large groups
The discounted admission fee for groups (more than 6 adults) is $6 per person. Private tours can be arranged for an additional fee of $25. Commercial tour operators and drivers are admitted free.
Please call in advance (928) 774-1442, ext. 110, to book a group tour.