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Visit the Arboretum-Trails and parking lot are currently open but there is no driving access available during the COVID-19 restrictions. The trails are open 8am until sunset.

Visitor  Center Hours- Updated March 25, 2021 Temporarily CLOSED due to COVID-19

Update, March 25, 2021 Our trails remain open at this time to the community. The Visitors Center is closed to the public at this time. Please follow social distancing guidelines both on the trails and in the parking lot. We may be required to close without prior notice and ask for your understanding.

The University of Tennessee Arboretum Visitors Center and Office is routinely open Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – Noon and 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm (excluding holidays.) Temporarily CLOSED due to COVID-19.

The Arboretum grounds are open for walking daily from 8:00 am until sunset.*Social Distancing guidelines must be followed while on the arboretum grounds.

The parking lot is accessible during office hours, but is subject to restrictions after office hours on weekdays, weekends, and holidays.

Reminders for Visitors

  • All public access is walking only. (Persons with disabilities may obtain permission to drive on roads. * This option is not available during the COVID-19 restrictions as the access to the roads within the arboretum is locked.
  • Please stay on designated areas and observe all posted signs
  • No collecting of any materials
  • No picnicking
  • No pets
  • No bikes or skateboards

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