The Arboretum is an outdoor museum of trees … devoted to specimen plantings of trees and shrubs.
Located primarily in Marshall Park, the Arboretum’s conifers and deciduous trees can be seen and enjoyed throughout the grounds … in the botanical gardens and along the nature trails. While visiting, you’ll see mature plants and be able to study the different varieties that you may wish to include around your own home. [Most are carefully labeled for the benefit of guests.]
THE CONIFER COLLECTIONS. Providing a year-round respite from the outside world, you’ll find fascinating and unique shapes and colors. The Dubuque Arboretum has three collections of conifers:
Within these three beautiful collections, our plant count numbers almost 500. These plants:
You’ll find plants that would fit into any size garden you have.
THE ORNAMENTAL TREE COLLECTION. Our Ornamental Tree Collection amazes with stunning beauty throughout the grounds … uniquely in every season:
WITH APPRECIATION to the many volunteers who maintain the trees, berms, and grounds.