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

 Crabapple - Malus

Plant of the Month

One of many crabapple trees to see in the Secrest Arboretum.

Upcoming Events

Pruning Workshop
Monday, June 8, 2015

Mark your calendars for our June 8th Pruning Workshop.

Whiz Bang! Science Show
Thursday, June 11, 2015

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

Guided Bird Walk
Saturday, June 13, 2015

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

Rose Garden Open House
Saturday, June 13, 2015

The Garden of Roses of Legend and Romance features 500 varieties of old fashioned roses, varieties predating modern hybrid roses.

Secrest AfterHours
Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Come relax and enjoy as 'The Voice Studio' students perform a variety of musical pieces including Jazz, Show Tune, Disney and Broadway numbers.