Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
More than 978,000 visitors from all 50 states, as well as 70 countries, came through our gates in 2014. The Arboretum has been listed among the top three arboretums in the nation in Southwest Spirit Magazine and one of the Best Botanical Gardens in the US by the Travel Channel.
The Dallas Arboretum is proud to offer the public an array of popular annual events, educational programs for children and adults, and an emphasis on family-oriented activities. Ground-breaking horticultural research conducted in our Trial Gardens continues to contribute to an important body of knowledge, both regionally and nationally. Located on the shores of White Rock Lake, the Arboretum’s 66 acres include a complete life science laboratory with endless potential for discovery. The Arboretum has a 75 member Board of Directors, 135 full-time paid staff members, 32 part-time paid staff members, and more than 800 active volunteers.