Welcome to the UT Arboretum Society

Here You Can Find the Latest News and the Resources You Need to Visit the University of Tennessee Arboretum in Oak Ridge, to Participate in Arboretum Sponsored Events, to Join UTAS, and to be Part of Our Efforts Supporting this East Tennessee Urban Forest.

Founded in 1965, the UT Arboretum Society is one of the oldest support organizations for the University of Tennessee.  Today, we sponsor educational lectures and workshops and family activities throughout the year at the Arboretum and we conduct fund-raising activities to support the operation and for targeted needs of the Arboretum. All gifts to the University of Tennessee Arboretum Society (EIN 62-6063392), a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

We look forward to seeing you at the UT Arboretum and welcome you to join with us in the UT Arboretum Society.

We currently have portable restrooms available in the parking lot including an accessible portable restroom.  Please remember bikes are not allowed on our trails and pets are not allowed due to ongoing research projects. 

Here you can find Donate, Donate in Memory/Honor, find all the information you need to Visit the Arboretum, read about the benefits of membership and Join UTAS, Rent the Auditorium, learn about all the ways you can Contact us including our email list and the UT Arboretum Facebook page. You will find shortcuts to information in menu at the top of each page.

If you have any issues with registering for a program please contact UT Arboretum Education Coordinator, Michelle Campanis at [email protected]