Cultivating a Sustainable Future

Arboretum and Botanical Garden Hours

Please view our hours and additional information here.
Adhere to all parking signage.

Hours & Directions

Upcoming Events

Feb. 24: New Volunteer Info & Orientation, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Mar. 15: Monarchs In March, 9:00 a.m.

See All Events


Adhere to hourly parking signage enforced by CSUF Parking and Transportation Services


Students in E3 program in the arboretum

Save the Date

TitansGive is on March 6th, and you’ll only have 24 hours to participate! Your support will go towards growing our Engaging Environmental Experiences (E3) Internship Program, providing invaluable experiences for CSUF students in the living laboratory that is Arboretum and Botanical Garden at Cal State Fullerton.

Donate Now  

Celebrate National Pollinator Week at Fullerton Arboretum!

Discover the Dynamic Duos of plants and pollinators, superheroes of the garden. Learn how you can go to BAT for plants and BEE a superhero for pollinators. Fly in and join the fun with games, a scavenger hunt and more.

Fullerton Arboretum is a HIVE of activity!

  • Fullerton Arboretum Member Day preview: Tuesday, June 21, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Open to the Public: Friday - Sunday, June 24-26, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Summer Stroll through the Arboretum

Tuesday, September 20, 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Join us on our special after-hours events! Stroll through the garden while enjoying refreshments (non-alcoholic) and listening to music from CSUF College of the Arts. Free for members* and $10 for non-members. Check in at the front gate - you can also purchase/renew your membership the evening of the stroll.

*Individual membership admits member only, Dual admits two people, Arboretum Partner admits 4 people. 

Garden Flea Market Logo

Garden Flea Market

CSUF’s Event Planning and Management class is hosting the first ever Garden Flea Market at the Arboretum! Join us on Thursday, April 6th from 12 - 4 p.m. at Bacon Pavilion. There will be 24 different student-run vendors selling their products, a live DJ, a food truck, raffles and more. Admission is free, and the first 100 active students will receive food from Baby’s Burgers! For more information, check out the event’s official Instagram page.

Visit the Instagram Page

June Plant Sale

May 5–6


Shop over 100 varieties of plants grown right here at the Arboretum! Our next plant sale is June 2 from 2-5 p.m. (Members & Titan Card Holders only) and June 3 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (Open to the public). Click below to view a full list of plants for sale.

Plant List Veggie Plant List

Thank you!

On CSUF’s Day of Giving, we set an all-time record with 243 donors. We also unlocked a $25,000 grant for reaching 200 donors, and earned an additional $12,500 for finishing top three in the PepsiCo challenges. In total, Fullerton Arboretum raised $52,025. Thank you to everyone who generously donated! This wouldn’t be possible without you.

See the full results

Fullerton Arboretum Treetober

Treetober Month of Giving Recap

Thank you all so much for helping us surpass our Treetober goal! We raised $16,680 towards the specialized care for each and every one of our trees. Thanks to you, we can keep the Arboretum trees looking healthy and beautiful. View more details from the Treetober crowdfunding event and see what a huge impact you made!


See the Impact


What’s the Scoop?

Browse a collection of Arboretum and Botanical Garden at Cal State Fullerton news articles, stories, magazines and more.

Start Browsing

Art Exhibit

December 3- 8

We will be hosting an exhibit for the thesis of Cal State Fullerton Master of Fine Arts student, Leonardo Contreras:

Chen Liu

Chen Liu is a Graphic and Interactive Design major. His project, “Design comes from Life,” takes inspiration from the world around him. Chen hopes that people find relief from stress by viewing his work.

Leonardo Contreras

Leonardo Contreras will be exhibiting an art sculpture project. He is excited to be presenting his work in an unconventional way at the Arboretum, surrounded by nature. After completing the Masters in Fine Arts program, Leonardo hopes to teach sculpting classes full-time.

Visit the Wisteria Arbor daily from December 3rd-December 8th to meet the artist and view the exhibit!

Calling all CSUF Students!

Volunteer at Arboretum and Botanical Garden at Cal State Fullerton and make the most of your experience at Cal State Fullerton. Help our horticulture team with fruit harvesting, weeding, trimming, watering plants in the nursery and other fun activities. Share the beauty and fun facts about the Arboretum at one of our Discovery Stations. There is something here for every Titan!

Sign up Now


Engaging Environmental Experiences (E3) Internship

Passionate about the environment? Love being outdoors? Take advantage of a great internship opportunity right here in our own backyard at Arboretum and Botanical Garden at Cal State Fullerton.

Learn more about E3  

sponsor a tree sign

Sponsor a Tree at Arboretum and Botanical Garden at Cal State Fullerton

Help our trees thrive! Healthy trees ensure offspring for tomorrow's plants, strengthening the future wellbeing of our gardens. Your tax-deductible gift will directly fund the care for a specific tree in the garden for a period of one year. Your gift will be recognized by a personalized sign placed near the tree. For trees in need of a sponsor and gift amount, visit our Ways to Give page.

Sponsor a Tree

Support our Mission

There is much work to be done to ensure the success of Arboretum and Botanical Garden at Cal State Fullerton in the years to come! Your contributions help us continue in our mission to care for these plants and ongoing projects, as well as provide for the native wildlife that calls our gardens home. Thank you for your support!


Enjoy our videos. Follow us on YouTube

Learn to "sketch the stress away" in this guided activity.

View the incredible glass art exhibit that was hosted in our Nature Center.

Hear from one of our Horticulurists, Amy!

Consider donating to Arboretum and Botanical Garden at Cal State Fullerton.



What is a Biome?

A biome is a set of ecosystems that has similar weather, rainfall, animals, and plants. Learn more about the biomes we have here at the Arboretum.

Arboretum Biomes

mimi nguyen photography

Plan Your Event With Us

Perfect for weddings, corporate events, family celebrations and more.

Plan My Event

Try our New Interactive Map

Explore the Arboretum no matter where you are with this new interactive map. This map is currently in development. Your feedback is welcome!

Interactive Map

Watch Us Live

Click the images below to view our live, on-site cameras of the Heritage House and lake.

heritage house cam thumbnail
lake cam thumbnail