Hoyt Arboretum Friends (HAF) is a membership-based, nonprofit organization working in partnership with Portland Parks and Recreation to support Hoyt Arboretum.

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Family Forest Days

8/16, 10/12, 10/29

Bring the family to Hoyt Arboretum for free drop-in nature and science hands-on activities. Each week a Hoyt Naturalist will be stationed out in the Arboretum Visitors Center to teach about an environmental education theme. Family Forest Days will be accompanied with a self-lead activity to learn with your children as you stroll along the wooded trails. For ages 4 to 12, will run rain or shine.

Educational Opportunities

Hoyt Arboretum Friends offers various opportunities for to learn about nature and our collection of plants and trees. The following is a partial list of offerings. Follow the links for more complete information.  

Youth Programs

Tours and Self-guided Walks

  • Guided Tours
  • Private Tours
  • Trail Maps for Self-guided Walks
  • Spring Blossom Tour
  • Fall Color Tour
  • Arbor Month

Partnership Events

  • Arborists in the Arboretum