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

The Arboretum's Native Plant Collection, Caroline Black Garden, Campus Landscape and Natural Areas are open to the public every day of the year from sunrise to sunset.
 

Music in the Meadow

Bands performing at Music in the Meadow on June 3, 2022.

Join us on Friday, June 3, 2022 for a family-friendly concert in the Arboretum's outdoor theater overlooking the pond. Bring a picnic, lawn chair and blanket. Munchies food truck will be available for take out dining. Tickets at the gate, cash only, $10/person or $20/family (kids under 18). Gates open at 6 p.m.

Music in the Meadow

Interactive Maps

Explore the Arboretum walking trails with with our interactive Trail Map. Other maps are available to identify woody plants in the Native Plant Collection, Caroline Black Garden and Connecticut College campus. You can also explore Mamacoke Island Geology Tour Story Map made by Professor Beverly Chomiak.

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The Nancy Moss Fine Native Azalea Garden

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We are pleased to announce that the North American Native Deciduous Azalea Collection has been granted National Accreditation by Plant Collections Network, a program of the American Public Gardens Association. Currently the collection includes 192 shrubs representing 15 different species.

The Nancy Moss Fine Native Azalea Garden

Membership

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Your support helps continue the Arboretum's mission of teaching, research, conservation, recreation and public education, and perpetuates the growth of our plant collections.

Join or renew today.

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