The safety of the public, our visitors, volunteers and staff is our highest priority. Given the guidance from the CDC and Governor Newsom, the Fullerton Arboretum will be closed, and its respective events canceled until further notice. We will continue to monitor the status of COVID-19 and will take necessary precautions and adjust our operations as needed.

Plan Your Visit

The Arboretum is a fun, free place for all to learn about wildlife conservation and research.

By keeping the following in mind when you visit, you contribute to the preservation of the plant collections and natural habitats at the Arboretum:


  • Enjoy the gardens.
  • Learn about nature.
  • Observe wildlife.
  • Take nature photography pictures for personal (non-commercial*) use.
  • Stay on the pathways and lawns.
  • Supervise your children.

Please no:

  • Smoking
  • Dogs (except service dogs)
  • Bicycles, skateboards or sporting activities
  • Picnics
  • Alcohol
  • Feeding the wildlife
  • Littering
  • Tree/rock climbing
  • Entering the pond
  • Releasing animals (including fish)
  • Fishing
  • Removing plants, flowers, fruits, seeds or animals

* Commercial or posed photography by permit only