Secrest Arboretum
Secrest Arboretum
Learn - Explore - Wonder - Connect
Learn - Explore - Wonder - Connect

Come Visit!

Look at, learn about, and love the plant life around you. Over the past 100+ years, we have gButterfly Benchrown into an expansive outdoor laboratory and landscape garden.

At Secrest, our beautiful theme gardens illustrate the use of style, color and texture within plant habitats to establish a sustainable landscape. Enjoy our gardens and discover plant selections for yours. Stroll our paved walkways through forests and meadows.

Avery Mullet, Peyton Mullet, Sadie Covert, Gunnar Mullet, Hunter Mullet

Check out the new Fortress at the Hogs-back, embankment slide and pavilion complete with giant frogs,tortoises and more...for kids of ALL ages! Make the most of your environment by spending time in ours.


Jack & Deb Miller Pavilion

Plant of the Month

 Butterfly bush - Buddleia davidii

Plant of the Month

Butterfly bushes are carefree deciduous shrubs that are reliably fragrant and easy to grow. Butterflies swarm to their blooms all summer long.

Upcoming Events

Guided Bird Walk
Saturday, August 8, 2015

Members of the Greater Mohican Audubon Society guide birders of all skill levels.

Super Saturday
Saturday, August 8, 2015

In cooperation with the Wayne Center for the Arts, Super Saturday is a free, interactive experience for the whole family! Enjoy african drums, magic shows, PNC's

Whiz Bang! Science Show
Thursday, August 13, 2015

Dr Dave Lohnes, OARDC's popular Whiz-Bang Scientist, teaches children more about science in an enriching outdoor environment.

Secrest AfterHours
Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Topic: TBA.

John Schmid Concert
Sunday, September 20, 2015

John Schmid is the founder and director of Common Ground Ministries.