Yakima Area Arboretum

The Yakima Area Arboretum is a living museum, of over 1000 labeled specimens of trees, forbs, grasses and shrubs, on 46 acres of land managed as collections, display gardens and natural areas.

Visitors will enjoy the Jewett Interpretive Center with its library, Heritage of Trees Display and Gift Shop, see display gardens, tree collections, excellent bird watching (American Bald Eagle, assorted sparrows, Blue Herons, finches, etc.), nature trails, and more.  The grounds are open from dawn til dusk 7 days a week and the Jewett Interpretive Center is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9am to 4pm or by appointment. Admission is free.

The Yakima Area Arboretum is a non-profit organization supported by the generosity of its members and sponsors, and through the hard work and dedication of its volunteers.  The Arboretum’s purpose is to educate, demonstrate, and inspire an appreciation of native and adapted non-native plants in an atmosphere of beauty and relaxation and encourages sound arboricultural practices, sustainable gardening and community participation.

  • ADA Accessible
  • Interpretive Signage
  • Guided Tours Available

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