The Holden Arboretum is an outdoor living museum on 3,500 acres that promotes the beauty and importance of trees and other woody plants. The grounds feature over 20 miles of trails that lead you through cultivated gardens and native forests. The Arboretum also features the Murch Canopy Walk, an elevated walkway 65 feet above the forest floor, and the Kalberer Family Emergent Tower, a wooden tower that rises 120 feet above the forest floor for breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. The Holden Arboretum and Cleveland Botanical Garden make up Holden Forests & Gardens, which is making a positive impact in the region through urban greening and forestry initiatives, environmental research, educational programs, and world-class visitor experiences to its two campuses
Nature’s Brew Beer Tasting
Canopy Walk and Tower Closings in August
The Kalberer Tower will be closed from Aug. 20 through Aug. 28 for maintenance and the installation of new benches on the structure. The Murch Canopy Walk will be closed from Aug. 23 through Aug. 30 for maintenance. Please plan your visit accordingly. We appreciate your patience as we complete this work.
Join us each Wednesday at our Cleveland Botanical Garden campus for Gourmets in the Garden. Watch as some of the area’s top chefs create fantastic dishes for you to sample and leave with the recipes so you can try them at home.
Early bird tickets are now on sale for Nature’s Brew, our fall beer tasting event at the Arboretum. Enjoy great beer, a live band, and beautiful blooms amid the late-summer beauty of the gardens at the Holden Arboretum. Purchase tickets before Aug. 31 and save.
Holden Forests & Gardens scientist David Burke, PhD, joins in the hunt for the cause of beech leaf disease being led by the Cleveland Metroparks. The collaboration is garnering national attention as the disease spreads. Read more about it the Washington Post.
As part of Museums for All, a national initiative aimed at providing every child and family access to high-quality museum experiences, the Cleveland Botanical Garden and Holden Arboretum will offer $1 per person admission with the presentation of an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card for the cardholder and their immediate family.
The new Seasons of Haiku interpretive trail will open on Saturday, May 5 along the Arboretum’s Woodland Trail. Fifteen stops along the trail will encourage visitors to stop and scan a QR code to hear haiku, inspired by the mission of Holden Forests & Gardens, read by its author. Each haiku will give visitors a chance to add a new dimension to their experience in nature.