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    February Hours Daily 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
             > No Entry After 4:00 p.m.
> Daily Guided Walk at 11:00 a.m.
             > Main Trail East Section Closed Tuesday

Visitors will be able to walk up to Ayer Lake and also through most of Queen Creek Canyon on Tuesday February 20, but the eastern section of our Main Trail will be closed for repair and maintenance. To verify the trail has reopened on Wednesday, please feel free to call us during daytime business hours at 520. 689. 2723.
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During February March and April the Arboretum is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and no admittance after 4:00 so our final guests each day have one full hour to enjoy the gardens.

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 an Arizona State Park located at Highway 60 milepost #223 near the historic copper mining town of Superior, 55 miles due east of Phoenix. 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. Explore the gardens on a virtual tour

Gallery Exhibit - Tony DeNunzio Paintings
Native birds and cacti, desert vistas and vignettes are in our visitor center gallery during February's solo exhibit by Tony DeNunzio