Open daily from 8am – sunset
Closed on New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas
Free. Donations are appreciated and fund our facilities and programs.
Reservations and Tours
The Arboretum is available for events! This process applies to parties, weddings, professional portrait sessions, field trips, tours, and all other events. Please read the rental agreement and look at the rental rates for more information. Send in your rental request to begin the reservation process.
The University of Alabama Arboretum may be reserved for University and private events. “Other than uses for casual recreational or social activities, reservations must be made for the use of buildings and grounds under the control of the University, including University sidewalks (an “Event”) (Section B., University of Alabama Facilities and Grounds Use Policy).
The conduct of these events should comply with the policies of The University of Alabama and The University of Alabama Arboretum. The event will be scheduled at the discretion of the Arboretum Director, with consideration for the ecological integrity of the Arboretum and priority given to events related to its mission, academic classes, outreach programs, and other University of Alabama sponsored groups.
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