Local Arboretums to Visit

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Lower Merion Township boasts a handful of beautiful arboretums to explore.

  • Haverford College Arboretum 
    Provides walking and virtual tree tours highlighting large and specimen trees. Trees are labeled campus-wide.

  • Bryn Mawr College
    Walking and virtual tree tour providing practical information on specimen trees.

  • Lower Merion Conservancy
    Through education, advocacy and research, The Lower Merion Conservancy promotes preserving open space, the natural environment, and the historic character of the community.

  • Saunders Woods Preserve
    Includes trail maps and interpretive signs.

  • Appleford Estate
    Parson-Bank Arboretum and bird sanctuary.

  • The Barnes Arboretum
    A visit to the Barnes Arboretum in Merion, Pennsylvania, is a wonderful way to extend your experience of the Barnes Foundation's legendary art collection in Philadelphia. Venture a mere 8 miles from the city to explore this 12-acre hidden treasure filled with magnificent specimens of rare trees, plant collections, and breathtaking blooms.