Arbor Day

April 30, 2021   |   9 AM - 5 PM

Celebrate Arbor Day on April 30 with a nature walk through the Arboretum at Cheekwood!

Cheekwood was awarded National Accreditation as a Level 2 Arboretum by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum, for achieving standards of professional practices deemed important for arboreta and botanic gardens.

The Arboretum at Cheekwood includes well over 2,100 trees, curated to serve Cheekwood’s mission as a collecting institution and offer the community enjoyment and education. Cheekwood has documented 1,267 deciduous trees; 576 evergreens; 16 deciduous conifers; and 238 dogwoods.

Our arboretum map, available online and from Visitor Services, presents at least 120 distinct species and cultivated varieties of trees to guide an exploration of the campus canopy.


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