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    July - August Open Daily From 6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
             > NO ENTRY After 2:00 p.m.
 > Our New Phone Number 602 . 827. 3000

Laurie Nessel guides a Dragonfly Walk on Sunday July 22; weekend nature walks are free to our annual members and Arizona State Parks pass-holders, included with $12.50 admission for adults, and $5 admission for ages 5-12.
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Please update your phonebook - our new number is 602. 827. 3000
Our Summer schedule July-through-September has hours daily from 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with no entry after 2:00.
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Need to reach us by phone during daytime business hours?
Call 602. 827. 3000

Questions about your membership?
Call Lori at 602. 827. 3000
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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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Spring is a great season to buy annual membership -- starting at $60, these allow two people a full year's access to the Arboretum; membership is the best way you can help support BTA
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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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July and August Gallery Exhibit - Adriane Grimaldi Butterfly Photos
Vivid colors and bold patterns make butterflies seem more like works of art than insects. A July-August exhibit in our Visitor Center Gallery allows viewers to appreciate butterfly ecology and artistry simultaneously with a display of macro photography by
Scottsdale artist and Arboretum volunteer Adriane Grimaldi