Image of the poster notifying visitors to the UC Davis Arboretum that they must practice COVID public health guidance in our outdoor spaces.

Social distancing crucial — inside and out

The Arboretum and Public Garden remains open to visitors — as long as they practice social distancing.

As you know, Governor Gavin Newson's statewide stay-at-home order allows people to visit outdoor spaces, but only if they are able to practice safe social distancing and maintain six feet of space from other visitors. These precautions are necessary to to maintain public health.

If visitors are not able to practice adequate social distancing, the Arboretum and Putah Creek Riparian Reserve could be closed. Follow the instructions below for the sake of your health, the health of others and to help keep these recreational spaces open.

Practice Social Distancing.

Maintain a distance of 6 feet or more from other visitors. Our pathways are not wide enough everywhere, provide space by moving to an adjacent, entry or exit path. Take care not to trample plants.

Use the Bathroom at Home.

The restrooms here are closed.

Visit Another Time.

If social distancing looks difficult, stay closer to home for your outdoor recreation.

Do Not Touch Anything.

We cannot ensure the adequate disinfection of railings, benches, picnic benches, restrooms, water fountains, etc.

Keep Your Trash.

Pack it in, pack it out.



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