Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

Getting Here

Located right in the heart of the city,
the Houston Arboretum is convenient
and easy to get to!
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Hours & Parking

Open 7 days/week the Arboretum grounds
and trails are open from 7 a.m. to
dusk – Gates close at 6:30 p.m.
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Trail Descriptions

Explore nature by walking on trails
(totaling 5 miles) free of charge.
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Trail Map

Plan your trip by getting familiar with
the Arboretums trails.
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Visitor Policies

Because it is a wildlife sanctuary, we ask
you to observe the following rules.
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Have questions? Read through a few frequently asked questions.
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