• Tall slender trunks of redwood trees line a trail that fades into the background and a wooden deck sits in the middle background of the forest scene.

  • A small building with outdoor bathrooms is surrounded by paved pathways and green, leafy vegetation.

    The Visitor Center

    Open 10am to 4pm daily.

    Free trail map, suggested walks, and nature-themed gift shop goodies.

  • A group of 5 young adults are gathered along a trail surrounded by ferns and evergreen vegetation. A young woman in a baseball hat and a white t-shirt holds a branch to her nose for a smell. A tour guide in a green button down shirt and a sun hat holds a leaf to his nose and is smiling.

    Engaging with nature at all ages!

    Register for workshops, tours, and recreational activities.

  • A global tree collection

    6,000 trees, 170 families, 2,300 species, 67 species listed as rare or endangered.

    Explore our 3 Nationally Accredited Collections: conifers, maples, magnolias!

  • Self-Guided Tours

    Enjoy spending time in nature and learn something too!

    From trail maps to interpretive signs to digital tours, Hoyt Arboretum Friends has you covered.


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Welcome to Hoyt Arboretum

A Living Museum

Founded in 1928 to conserve endangered species and educate the community, Hoyt Arboretum encompasses 190 ridge-top acres and 12 miles of hiking trails just minutes from downtown Portland. Home to 2,300 species of trees and shrubs from six continents, Hoyt Arboretum is a place of beauty and serenity no matter the season. Read More


Plan Your Next Visit

How to get here and what to do — Hoyt Arboretum offers plenty to see and do in all four seasons.


Events & Classes

Deepen your knowledge of trees and ecology by taking a class or joining a guided tour.


Get Involved Today

From trail maintenance to public education to community science, Hoyt Arboretum relies on the support of volunteers.


Support The Trees

Protect endangered species, connect youth with nature, and preserve the splendor of Portland’s living museum of trees by becoming a member.

Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion

Hoyt Arboretum Friends is committed to prioritizing providing access and a welcoming environment for people of all backgrounds, so that no one is excluded from the health benefits and educational resources available at our park. READ MORE

Explore the Trails!

There are 12 miles of trails at Hoyt Arboretum to explore. Learn more about recommended routes and conditions before your visit.

Plan Your Visit

Your source for information about the Visitor Center, parking, public transit, the Washington Park free shuttle, attractions, and more! PLAN YOUR VISIT

There's always something to see at Hoyt Arboretum

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