Putah Creek Parkway

New interpretive signs highlight environmentally friendly features

September 29, 2017
The importance of bees, the lifecycle of a pipevine swallowtail butterfly, the history of Putah Creek, the benefits of a rain garden—these are just some of the topics covered by the new interpretive signage coming soon to the Arboretum GATEway Garden and Putah Creek Parkway explore.

DETOUR: Path from south Davis to Arboretum closed to bikes and pedestrians

September 22, 2014
The Putah Creek bike path that connects south Davis to the Arboretum will be closed to both bike and pedestrian traffic for three weeks starting Monday, September 22 through Sunday, October 12. During the closure bicyclists and pedestrians will be detoured to the Richards Boulevard undercrossing.

YOU ARE INVITED: Community-created mural dedication

March 21, 2014
Join the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden and the City of Davis for the dedication of the community-created mural brightening the walls of the bike tunnel joining a newly-restored section of the Putah Creek Parkway with a newly-constructed portion of the UC Davis Arboretum. For the last six weeks, thanks to a grant from PG&E obtained by the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden, Caryl Yasko, Community Built Association member and nationally-recognized muralist, collaborated with Davis community members to design and paint this passageway.

City of Davis and UC Davis Arboretum partner on greening project

January 01, 2013
The City of Davis, the UC Davis Arboretum, and a number of partners have recently been awarded a grant of $891,304 from the California Strategic Growth Council for the Downtown Davis Parkway Greening Project. The 5-acre project area includes 3.5 acres along the Putah Creek Parkway, where a bike path west of Olive Drive connects the bike tunnel under I-80 with the bike tunnel under the railroad tracks.