During May, June, July and August
hours: are 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily; arrive early to enjoy cool morning hours and a chorus of songbirds as you walk the trails before eight a.m.
Admission: of $7.50 for adults or $3 for ages 5-12 includes Weekend Nature Walks.
Location: Highway 60 milepost #223 near the historic copper mining town of Superior, 55 miles due east of Phoenix. The drive takes about two hours from Tucson via highway 79 North through Florence to highway 60 -- then turn right and continue east another twelve miles. There is no restaurant at the Arboretum but sandwiches, drinks and snacks are available in our gift shop. Picnic tables and charcoal grills are available for visitors to use. Pets are welcome, provided they remain leashed at all times and are well-behaved. Read about the Arboretum's 75-year heritage, our HISTORY page describes how the Arboretum has grown to include two miles of trails and into a place for children to learn and for all ages to appreciate the beauty and importance of desert ecosystems. for children to learn and for all ages to appreciate the beauty and importance of desert ecosystems.