Welcome to the UC Davis Arboretum

The Arboretum gardens are open 24 hours a day, every day of the year, and there is no charge for admission.

The Arboretum has something for everyone:

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Now Hiring

Arboretum Gardening Specialist - CLICK HERE for the full job description. To apply, go to www.employment.ucdavis.edu and click "Search Jobs" in the left-hand menu and enter "gardening specialist" in the "Position" field.

Path Closure through mid-November

A portion of the pathway on the northside of the Arboretum "loop" in our Mediterranean Collection and near Putah Creek Lodge will be closed through mid-November to make way for the construction of a California native plant meadow. READ MORE.

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News

  • VISIT OUR BLOG: For the latest news, updates, and information about all things related to the UC Davis Arborertum and Public Garden
  • Sign-up to receive news and updates from the Arboretum & Public Garden.
  • Sign-up to volunteer for a variety of planting days throughout campus.
  • Learn more about The UC Davis GATEways Project. Review our Concept Guide and Progress Update here.
  • You can now search the Arboretum library catalog online.
  • Visit our partner garden centers and nurseries and receive a 10% discount for members of the Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum: Davis Ace Hardware in Davis, Silverado Building Materials & Nursery in Sacramento, Lemuria Nursery in Dixon, Redwood Barn Nursery in Davis, Three Palms Nursery in Davis, and Boxwood Nursery & Gifts in Woodland.

Friday, November 21
Folk Music Jam Session
12 - 1 p.m., Wyatt Deck
Folk musicians are invited to bring their acoutic instruments and play together informally over the lunch hour. All skill levels are welcome, and listeners are invited. LEARN MORE

Friday, December 5
Folk Music Jam Session
12 - 1 p.m., Wyatt Deck
Folk musicians are invited to bring their acoutic instruments and play together informally over the lunch hour. All skill levels are welcome, and listeners are invited. LEARN MORE

Wednesday, December 10
Walk with Warren
Noon, Arboretum Gazebo
Join our Superintendent Emeritus Warren Robberts--famous storyteller and punster--for an always engaging noontime exploration of the UC Davis Arboretum's west-end gardens.
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Friday, December 19
Folk Music Jam Session
12 - 1 p.m., Wyatt Deck
Folk musicians are invited to bring their acoutic instruments and play together informally over the lunch hour. All skill levels are welcome, and listeners are invited. LEARN MORE


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