Arizona State Parks and Trails standard or premium passes are no longer accepted at Boyce Thompson Arboretum.

The Arboretum

As Arizona's oldest and largest botanical garden, Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park is the place to discover the intricate beauty of desert plants from around the world.

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Programs & Events

Friday Bird Walk with Lisa Murphy

12/7, and 12/21   8:30 a.m. all other dates

Join guide Lisa Murphy for a Friday bird walk at the Arboretum! This is a great way to get into birding, sharpen your skills and get some exercise. Beginners are always encouraged and welcome.  READ MORE

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The Gardens

Sheer mountain cliffs, a streamside forest, panoramic vistas, natural habitats with varied wildlife, a hidden canyon, and more await you in the park's specialty gardens.

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Arboretum Hours

Last admission one hour prior to closing

October – April
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

no park entry after 4:00 p.m.

May – September
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

no park entry after 2:00 p.m.

Arizona State Parks and Trails standard and premium annual passes are no longer accepted at the park.

 

Arboretum Entrance Fee

Adult (13+): $15.00
Child (5-12): $5.00
Age 4 and under: FREE