The Arboretum

The Connecticut College Arboretum provides a welcome connection with the natural world, offering opportunities for teaching, research, conservation, recreation and public education.


Every Saturday at 10 a.m. take advantage of free tours of the major collections led by experienced guides.

 Wildflower Garden Tour led by Glenn Dreyer, May 2014

Native Plant Collection - Experience the beauty and diversity of plants and wildflowers indigenous to eastern North America.

Caroline Black Garden - Explore a mature collection of ornamental trees and shrubs from around the world. This International Garden for Peace also contains a Japanese-styled garden.

Campus Landscape - Another wonderful place to observe unusual tree and shrub plantings along with historic architecture and sweeping views of Long Island Sound.

All tours meet at the Blue Sculpture between New London, Fanning and Olin Hall.


Become a member of the Arboretum! Use the online membership application form.

Contact Information:
Connecticut College
Box 5201
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320