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    April Hours Daily 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
             > No Entry After 4:00 p.m.
> Daily Guided Walk at 10:00 a.m.

We have just two more guided wildflower walks in April -- at 10:00 a.m. both Saturday and Sunday April 21 - 22. Daily admission of $12.50 includes 10:00 A.M. guided and narrated walking tours of our main trail each day in April. Read more in our Enews
April is the final month of our Fall-Winter schedule of daily hours from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and no entry after 4:00 so our final visitors have a full hour to enjoy the trails and gardens. The Arboretum's Summer schedule returns May 1, and hours will be 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. from May-through-September. Confirm Event Dates and Times - Read More
Need to reach us by phone during daytime business hours?
Call 520. 689. 2723
Questions about your membership?
Call Lori at 520. 609. 7873

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Yes, dogs are welcome, provided they are leashed and well-behaved; and accompanied by courteous owners, too.
Arboretum trails and gardens are
Wheelchair Accessible

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Plan breakfast or lunch in our neighboring town of Superior, local restaurants are just five-minutes drive east of BTA
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Bring your own lunch - visitors are welcome to use the tables and grilles shaded by trees in our picnic area. Please be aware of seasonal fire restrictions; call our staff at520-689-2723 during daytime business hours to verify whether charcoal is allowed in our picnic area charcoal grilles.
Do you need Maps and Directions? Arizona State Parks has an excellent map/direction page.

The Arboretum is located at Highway 60 milepost #223 near the historic copper mining town of Superior, 55 miles due east of Phoenix. Read more about this Arizona State Park
The drive takes about two hours from Tucson via highway 79 North through Florence to highway 60 -- then turn right and continue east another twelve miles.
There is no restaurant at the Arboretum but sandwiches, drinks and snacks are available in our gift shop. Picnic tables and charcoal grills are available for visitors to use; propane and charcoal are allowed, wood fires are not.
Read about the Arboretum's 75-year heritage, our history page describes how the Arboretum has grown to include two miles of trails and into a placefor children to learn and for all ages to appreciate the beauty and importance of desert ecosystems.
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April Gallery Exhibit - Tucson Pastel Society
Original art by Tucson Pastel Society members fills our Visitor Center gallery during April, serene desert landscapes, saguaro cacti and mountain vistas.
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