Don’t forget that Arboretum gates will open Sunday, January 13th at 1:00 pm due to the Houston Marathon, which passes by the Arboretum. Best wishes to all the runners out there!
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As of Saturday, December 1st, ALL 5 miles of the Arboretum’s trails will be open to the public, including the 2 mile Outer Loop Trail! We are so appreciative of our visitors who have supported us throughout the long process of resurfacing trails and repairing damage caused by the drought. Come out and visit us [...]
We need your help to rebuild our forest! The devastating effects of last year’s drought caused the loss of approximately 5,000 trees, or 50% of our native canopy, damaged our trails, and allowed for an influx of invasive species, which threaten to overwhelm our native ecosystems. This disaster placed an extraordinary burden on our financial [...]
Growing up as a native Houstonian, I have spent many a free day roaming up and down the trails of the Houston Arboretum. For years, I have called this place my little piece of solace. I only allow special people to join me for my quiet nature walks, and every time I invite someone new [...]
Like most non-profits, the Houston Arboretum relies heavily on the input from various volunteers from and around the Greater Houston area. Volunteers help us maintain our organizational strength. We cannot even begin to explain how grateful we are for the countless volunteers who join our team each week to help keep the Houston Arboretum clean [...]