Arnold Arboretum

Arnold Arboretum

Jamaica Plain

Arnold Arboretum is a very big, 281-acre park with many a variety of plants, flowers and trees, making it an ideal place for outdoor photography. It is an a welcomed destination for family outings, a romantic date or hanging with friends. There are many trails to take make it ideal for walking, running and even paved paths for biking. 

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The Arnold Arboretum is typically best used for the following:





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Park Amenities

Arnold Arboretum Park Map

Fast Facts About Arnold Arboretum:


Arnold Arboretum is a large park with many entrances. By T, you can take the Orange Line to Forest Hills and walk to the Blackwell Footpath or Forest Hill Road. You can also take the 38 bus and get off at Centre St @ Arborway on the 38 Bus – this is a short walk to the main entrance and Visitor Center on the Arborway. There is also plenty of parking on the Arborway, but it can get crowded on weekends.

Points of Interest

Dana Greenhouse

Peter's Hill

Bradley Rosaceous Collection

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