Map of Arnold Arboretum

Take a break from the urban life and escape to this arboretum for some solitude among the various tree species

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Arnold Arboretum
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Easy: 3.9 miles, Half day
Other Information: Family Friendly
Dog Friendly
 
Overview: This guide covers all the major areas of interest within the Arnold Arboretum located just south of Boston in the Forest HIlls area of Jamaica Plain. This is a great place to go if you want to escape into peaceful surroundings. There are a lot of interpretive signs about the many species of plants you will discover along the walk. Make sure to stop at the visitor center at the main gate and also check out the informative links I have attached to this guide.

Tips: Directions:
By subway (Boston T) take the Forest Hills Exit (the last one) and look for signs pointing to the arboretum when you exit the turnstiles. By bus take the #39 to Custer Street in Jamaica Plain and look for signs. If you drive by car there is parking along the perimeter. There are no fees to enter the arboretum but donations are welcome.
Hunnewell Building
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The Meadow
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Leventritt Vine and Shrub Garden
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Bussey Hill
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Oak Path
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Conifers
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Peters Hill
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Hemlock Hill
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Bussey Brook
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Forsythia Bank
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Lilac Path
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The Ponds Area
Water
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