Secrest Arboretum
Secrest Arboretum
Learn - Explore - Wonder - Connect
Learn - Explore - Wonder - Connect

Come Visit!

Look at, learn about, and love the plant life around you. Over the past 100+ years, we have gButterfly Benchrown into an expansive outdoor laboratory and landscape garden.

At Secrest, our beautiful theme gardens illustrate the use of style, color and texture within plant habitats to establish a sustainable landscape. Enjoy our gardens and discover plant selections for yours. Stroll our paved walkways through forests and meadows.

Avery Mullet, Peyton Mullet, Sadie Covert, Gunnar Mullet, Hunter Mullet

Check out the new Fortress at the Hogs-back, embankment slide and pavilion complete with giant frogs,tortoises and more...for kids of ALL ages! Make the most of your environment by spending time in ours.


Jack & Deb Miller Pavilion

Plant of the Month

 Crabapple - Malus

Plant of the Month

One of many crabapple trees to see in the Secrest Arboretum.

Upcoming Events

Summer Pruning Workshop
Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Mark your calendars for our June 8th Pruning Workshop.

Whiz Bang! Science Show
Thursday, June 9, 2016

Dr Dave Lohnes, OARDC's popular Whiz-Bang Scientist, encourages children to learn more about science in an enriching outdoor environment.

Guided Bird Walk
Saturday, June 11, 2016

Members of the Greater Mohican Audubon Society guide birders of all skill levels.

Guided Summer Walk
Friday, June 24, 2016

Walks call your attention to seasonal treasures and best practices for your landscape.

Propagation Workshop-Cuttings
Saturday, June 25, 2016

This workshop is designed to teach cutting propagation of woddy plants.