The Arboretum Tree Tours is a guided walking tour of the Arboretum, which is a large botanical garden located in Ottawa, Canada. The tours are typically led by knowledgeable and experienced guides who are well-versed in the trees and other plant life found in the Arboretum.
During the tour, visitors can expect to learn about the history of the Arboretum, as well as the various species of trees and plants that call it home. The tour will also cover topics such as tree identification, the ecological importance of trees, and the role that the Arboretum plays in research and conservation efforts.
The Tours are available from May through October and typically last around 90 minutes. Tours are offered on a regular basis and can be booked in advance through the Arboretum’s website or by calling their visitor center.
The Arboretum itself is a beautiful and serene location, with over 1,700 species of trees and shrubs from around the world. It’s a great place to visit for anyone interested in botany, horticulture, or simply enjoying a peaceful stroll in nature. In addition to the Tree Tours, the Arboretum also offers a variety of other activities and events throughout the year, including workshops, festivals, and educational programs for both children and adults.
The Arboretum Tree Tours are currently free of charge, however, donations are always appreciated to help support the upkeep and maintenance of the Arboretum. Visitors are also required to pay for parking if they drive to the Arboretum. It’s important to check Arboretum’s website or call their visitor center ahead of time to confirm any changes to pricing or policies.
More information here: https://friendsofthefarm.ca/fcef-annual-events/arboretum-tree-tours/