Connecticut College Arboretum

This 750-acre preserve consists of three major plant collections. Covering 20 acres, the Native Plant Collection features shrubs, trees and wildflowers indigenous to eastern North America. The main trail (2mi) circles a marsh; two optional loops lead to a bog and a hemlock forest. A variety of woody plants occupy the three-acre Caroline Black Garden. The Campus Landscape comprises 120 acres with over 200 trees from different parts of the world.

Useful information

Address : 

Williams St.

Phone:

+1 860-439-5020

Nearby tourist attractions

Coast Guard Museum
Coast Guard Museum
The museum's exhibits recount the
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United States Coast Guard Academy
United States Coast Guard Academy
A four-year military college that trains
Historic Ship Nautilus
Historic Ship Nautilus
With the launching of the world's first
Ye Towne's Antientest Burial Place
Ye Towne's Antientest Burial Place
In this old burial ground you'll find
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Hempsted Houses
Hempsted Houses
Built in 1678, the timber-framed Joshua
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Monte Cristo Cottage
Monte Cristo Cottage
The unpretentious two-story frame
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