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Crabapple and Maple Festival 2022


Saturday, Oct 15

12:00pm - 3:00pm

Arnold Arboretum


Celebrate fall at the Arboretum! You'll learn about the Crabapple and Maple Collections, view plants up close with a microscope station, and enjoy children's activities. Below is the schedule...

  • 12:00pm - Tree Mob at Crab Apple Collection

  • 1:00pm - Guided tours with Horticulturists

  • 2:00pm - Guided tours with Horticulturists

The Maples collection is about a 5 minute walk from the Forest Hills Gate, and a 12 minute walk from either the Arborway Gate or the Centre Street Gate.

Maples Collection on Meadow Road © Arnold Arboretum
Maples Collection on Meadow Road © Arnold Arboretum

The Apple and Crabapple collection is on Peters Hill about a 10 minute walk from the Mendum Street Gate, and less than 5 minutes from the Peters Hill Gate and the Poplar Gate.

Crabapple Collection at Peter's Hill © Arnold Arboretum
Crabapple Collection at Peter's Hill © Arnold Arboretum

Street parking is available outside most entrance gates, along the Arborway, Bussey Street, and the Arboretum perimeter. There is no visitor parking inside the Arboretum. Google directions to each of the parking options are linked in pink. I'm not familiar with all of them, but tried my best to make it a little easier for you.

You can also virtually explore the collections with this map.

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