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Dawes Arboretum, Newark

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Founded in 1929 by Beman and Bertie Dawes, The Arboretum now covers nearly 2,000 acres and includes eight miles of hiking trails and a four-mile Auto Tour. Come see some of our more than 17,000 living plants. Relax in our Japanese Garden. Hike through our Woodlands or Dutch Fork Wetlands. Climb our Observation Tower for an amazing view.

The Dawes Arboretum is a private, non-profit organization. The grounds are open daily, closed only on New Year's, Thanksgiving and Christmas days. Please view our website at dawesarb.org/visit/ for our most up-to-date hours, which change seasonally. Admission is free. Membership donations are appreciated. We hope to see you soon!
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  • We came here with a master gardener who helps maintain one special area. She was a good tour guide. There is too much to absorb in one visit. For the nature lover, it should not be missed. 
    We came here with a master gardener who helps maintain one special area. She was a good tour guide. There is too much to absorb in one visit. For the nature lover, it should not be missed.  more »
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  • Pleasant place to walk on the way to Columbus. We stopped for a place to stretch our legs from the drive between Pittsburgh and Columbus, and found manicured lawns, and lovely gardens. What an asset for the area.
  • Quiet on the Labor Day weekend. If you are a member of another local arboretum you get in free. Nice place.

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