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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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Planning Your Visit 

visctr5.jpgThe Visitor Center is located in the heart of Hoyt Arboretum at 4000 SW Fairview Boulevard, two miles west of downtown Portland, and is staffed by volunteers who can interpret the tree collections and help people plan their visit. A small nature center and research library are open to the public during Visitor Center hours. Brochures, maps and other publications are available outside the Visitor Center at all times.

Parking lots for Hoyt Arboretum are located at the Visitor Center, in front of the Stevens Pavilion and near the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial. There are several handicapped parking spaces in each of the parking lots. These lots are pay-to-park. All proceeds are invested in improvements in and around Washington Park. Visit for more information. Take a free shuttle around Washington Park from May through October.

Additional parking spaces are located at the entrance to the Bristlecone Pine Trail on Fischer Lane, near the Winter Garden and at several trail heads throughout the arboretum. Parking is also permitted along Fairview Boulevard.
The Visitor Center and its restrooms are wheelchair accessible. Restrooms are open 7 am to 9:30 pm daily.

There are two miles of trails suitable for wheelchairs, baby strollers, and visitors who appreciate firm footing. See the 1-mile Walk Suitable for Wheelchairs and Strollers map on the Families & Kids page.

Support Hoyt Arboretum by becoming a member

Visitor Center Hours

Monday-Friday: 9 am – 4 pm

Saturday-Sunday: 11 am – 3 pm  (depending on volunteer availability)

Major Holidays: Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. Other holidays depend on volunteer availability.

(503) 865-8733

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Arboretum Hours

The arboretum grounds are open and free to the public from 5 am to 10 pm daily.

Transit: Washington Park MAX Station (0.3 mi)
MAX Blue Line, MAX Red Line

Pay-to-Park Hours

The pay-to-park hours for the parking lots by the Visitor Center and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial are 9:30 am to 8 pm daily. Pay-to-park applies to numbered parking spaces throughout Washington Park. New! Pay-to-park with your phone and take the free shuttle around Washington Park from May through October. Learn more here