Dawes Arboretum

Dawes Arboretum 

7770 Jacksontown Rd, Newark

The Dawes Arboretum’s collections include over 5,300 different types of plants (taxa) with more than 15,400 plants on grounds. And over 50,000 trees. A natural kids playspace, tower, storytrail, and rotating exhibits.  We loved our 1st visit and will be going back often. 

🐸Ribbit The Exhibit at The Dawes Arboretum runs through September 8th.

24 whimsical frog sculptures will delight visitors along the Parkwoods Trail, in the Japanese Garden and the Learning Garden. The exhibit features frogs dancing, 

🌬Lyman Whitaker Wind Sculpture Exhibit Extended through October 17, 2021

About Dawes Arboretum
Founded in 1929 by Beman and Bertie Dawes, The Dawes Arboretum is a living museum celebrating the history and beauty of trees and nature.  Located in Newark, Ohio (30 miles east of Columbus), The Dawes Arboretum offers paths, trails and boardwalks to explore along with historical and art exhibitions and educational programming. The Dawes Arboretum is recognized by the National Registry of Historic Places and is open daily. Admission is free to members and $10/adults, $5/children and free/children under 5 years of age. Additional information on visiting, programming, history and membership is available at www.dawesarb.org. Follow Dawes Arboretum on Facebook, @thedawesarboretum and Instagram, @dawesarboretum.

The Woodlands has a storytrail.


Observation Tower

Cypress Swamp

Japanese Garden

Picnic with a view