Welcome to the UC Davis Arboretum

The Arboretum gardens are open 24 hours a day, every day of the year, and there is no charge for admission.

The Arboretum has something for everyone:

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News

  • New! We are now hiring for a GATEways Director of Development (position open until filled). Click to read the announcement. Click to read the full position description.
  • Sign-up to receive news and updates from the Arboretum & Public Garden.
  • Sign-up to volunteer for a variety of planting days throughout campus.
  • Learn more about The UC Davis GATEways Project. Review our Concept Guide and Progress Update here.
  • You can now search the Arboretum library catalog online.
  • Visit our partner garden centers and nurseries and receive a 10% discount for members of the Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum: Davis Ace Hardware in Davis, Silverado Building Materials & Nursery in Sacramento, Lemuria Nursery in Dixon, Redwood Barn Nursery in Davis, Three Palms Nursery in Davis, and Boxwood Nursery & Gifts in Woodland.

Friday, August 1
Folk Music Jam Session
12-1 p.m.,Wyatt Deck
Folk musicians are invited to bring their acoustic instruments and play together informally over the lunch hour. All skill levels are welcome, and listeners are invited. This event is free.

Saturday, August 2
Succulents That Sizzle
10 a.m., Gazebo, UC Davis Arboretum
Need plants for your garden that can take the heat? Try succulents! They will surprise you with their diversity and beauty, even in mid-summer. The event is free.

Friday, August 15
Folk Music Jam Session
12-1 p.m.,Wyatt Deck
Folk musicians are invited to bring their acoustic instruments and play together informally over the lunch hour. All skill levels are welcome, and listeners are invited. This event is free.

Saturday, August 16
What's up with Plants Down Under?
10 a.m., Wyatt Deck, UC Davis Arboretum
What a difference a hemisphere makes! Explore the unusual and interesting plants in the Australian and New Zealand collection at the east end of the Arboretum. The event is free.

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