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Planning Your Visit 

Secrest Arboretum offers various theme gardens and amenities with paved walkways, seating areas and a diverse collection of woody and herbaceous plantings. Our grounds are the perfect setting for a brisk walk, The Buckeye Forestbusiness retreat or picnic lunch with the family. While you are here, enjoy guided walks, self-guided tours, plant sales and community events. Additional amenities include ample parking, interpretive signage, restroom facilities and handicap accessible walkways. 

Well-behaved photographers, and pets on leashes are welcome at Secrest.  Please do not allow children or animals to play in, or drink from, ponds and water features. The Wooster Campus is tobacco free; the use of all tobacco products is prohibited on our grounds. 

The Jack & Deb Miller Pavilion, John Streeter Garden Amphitheater and Taylor Pavilion are available for year-round community and corporate event rentals. Rental rates and information are available by contacting Gwen Zimmerly at zimmerly.30@osu.edu, or the phone number listed below.  

Helpful Information:

Hours: Dawn-Dusk, 365 days a year 

Admission: Free (A registration fee may apply for some events.)

Driving Directions

Wooster Campus Map

Secrest Arboretum Map

2018 RAP Member

Get in Touch:

Jason Veil, Curator
(330) 263-3761
veil.11@osu.edu