Whether you’re looking for vigorous exercise, quiet contemplation, or a pleasant picnic, the Arboretum offers a beautiful natural retreat that is conveniently close to downtown Eugene and Springfield. Mount Pisgah Arboretum restores the spirit and broadens horizons. Folks come here to find peace along our quiet trails, learn about native plants from local experts, celebrate […]

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The Arboretum has been creating community in nature for almost four decades. We depend on the generosity of our nearly 1200 members and the dedicated efforts of hundreds of volunteers to sustain the outdoor education programs, public facilities, and events that have made the Arboretum so important to our community. We hope you’ll join us. […]


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Your support for MPA engages people in nature, builds community and inspires future generations. Become part of the community of people that has created and sustained this remarkable place. The Arboretum receives no tax dollars and charges no entrance fee. Your support is vital to sustaining the outdoor education programs, public facilities, and events that […]

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    Holiday Office Closures

    The Arboretum office will be closed on November 26 and 27, December 25, and January 1. Other than those dates, we will maintain our regular open schedule of Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm. The Arboretum itself is open from dawn to dusk, every day of the year.

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    Pisgah Partners

    Two separate non-profits serve the public at Howard Buford Recreation Area. Mount Pisgah Arboretum (the Arboretum) is a 209-acre nature education center. The Friends of Buford Park & Mt. Pisgah (the Friends) work outside the Arboretum to steward public and private lands throughout the 4700-acre greater Mt. Pisgah area.

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