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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, OARDC Old Administration Buildingbusiness 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 on our grounds.  The Wooster Campus is tobacco free; please refrain from the use of all tobacco products while visiting 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

Get in Touch:

Joe Cochran, Curator
(330) 263-3761
cochran.58@osu.edu