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Physical Address:
1200 West Palouse River Drive

Hours:
Open everyday, dawn to dusk, free admission

Contact:
arboretum@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2281
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2281

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University of Idaho Arboretum & Botanical Garden

Mission Statement

The University of Idaho Arboreta are outdoor museums maintained for the acquisition and proper curation of a living collection of native and introduced plants hardy in the Inland Pacific Northwest. As a primary reference collection, the arboreta will emphasize plant variation and genetic diversity. Highest priority of the arboreta is to develop, curate, and maintain a diverse collection of cultivars and species of known origin.

As educational facilities, goals of the University of Idaho Arboreta are to:

  • provide a site for instruction in botany, horticulture, forestry, landscape architecture, environmental sciences, and other fields related to the living collection; 
  • encourage authorized research in fields such as plant hardiness, systematics, and hybridization;
  • educate the public through field trips, lectures, and tours;
  • provide to the public a restful, beautiful environment for the purpose of gaining knowledge and appreciation of the importance of plants. 

Upcoming Events

Science Saturdays in the Arboretum
Amphibians & Reptiles: Diversity in the City

Explore the Arboretum with Travis Seaborn and Meghan Parsley to learn about which amphibians and reptiles call the Arboretum their home!
Saturday, June 8 starting 9:45 a.m. at the Red Barn

Arboretum Associates Annual Concert
Monday, July 8 at 7 p.m.
Top of upper pond

Contact Us

Physical Address:
1200 West Palouse River Drive

Hours:
Open everyday, dawn to dusk, free admission

Contact:
arboretum@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2281
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2281

Directions

Contact Us

Physical Address:
1200 West Palouse River Drive

Hours:
Open everyday, dawn to dusk, free admission

Contact:
arboretum@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2281
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2281

Directions