Dominion Arboretum Tree Tours

Our 2024 season has launched! Stay tuned for updates.


Sunday, July 14, 2024: Rare Trees of the Dominion Arboretum



Sunday, June 16, 2024: Insects at the Central Experimental Farm


Sunday, June 2, 2024: Identification of Native Trees

This tour is at capacity but you may ask to be placed on a waiting list by emailing us at (Please note: this event has been rescheduled from May 26).


Sunday, April 18, 2024:  Biodiversity in the Dominion Arboretum (Springtime in the Arboretum)


Our Tree Tours are typically offered every month from May to November and are guided by local experts. In 2023 we held eight tours, all of which had capacity registration.

We thank our wonderful and knowledgeable volunteer guides for their contributions.

You may also sign up for our free monthly e-bulletin Farm Notes and visit our Facebook page for regular updates on Friends of the Farm events.

Although the tours are free and open to the public, you must register in advance. Space is limited to 40 people per tour.

Donations to the Friends of the Farm are gratefully accepted during the tours.


These are the tours we held in 2023:


Sunday, November 12, 2023 – Winter Approaches at the Dominion Arboretum


Sunday, October 15, 2023  – Autumn Foliage at the Dominion Arboretum

Sunday, September 10, 2023 – Oak Trees and their Evolution


Sunday, August 13, 2023 – Notable Trees on the Central Experimental Farm Campus


Sunday, July 16, 2023 – Where Did That Tree Come From?



Sunday, June 11, 2023 – What Do You Get From Trees?


Sunday, May 28, 2023 – Spring Leaves in the Dominion Arboretum


Sunday, May 7, 2023 – Arboretum Tour of Flowers



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