Plants, mankind’s greatest enemy, are finally on the ropes thanks to global warming. Teach your children how to hunt the last of these enormous nitrogen junkies by observing them in captivity with today's deal to Hoyt Arboretum. Choose from the following membership levels:
- For $15, you get a maple membership (a $35 value), which entitles you to a 10% discount in the visitor center gift shop.
- For $25, you get an oak membership (a $50 value), which entitles you to a 15% discount in the visitor center gift shop and a Hoyt Arboretum branded day tote bag.
- For $50, you get a fir membership (a $100 value), which entitles you to a 20% discount in the visitor center gift shop, a Hoyt Arboretum day tote bag, and a key chain flashlight.
All membership levels also receive:
- Invitations to Members Only events
- Discounts at more than 200 gardens and arboretums across North America
- A one-year subscription to Better Homes and Gardens magazine
- A quarterly electronic newsletter
- Hoyt Arboretum trail map
Sprawling across 187 acres and 12 miles of trails, Hoyt Arboretum's outdoor oxygen factory is home to more than 6,000 specimens or plantlife, including notable magnolia and maple collections, all tended and funded by eco-conscious members who fear the absolute extinction of icebergs. Whether you're cataloguing Mother Nature's leafy outgrowths or just seeking a serene sanctuary from the city's new 10-story boombox, your Groupon for a one-year membership will aid in the sustenance of the Hoyt Arboretum and all its living exhibits.
Hoyt Arboretum has a near-perfect 4.5-star average from Yelpers:
- The SO and Dog love that we can take any manner of trail at any time of the year and see something new, decompress and pretend that we are far, far away. – Bob M.
- But all told, it was a fun adventure and good chance to see all manner of tree life. Lots of nice people to chat with on the trail too! All in all, we had a great time. – [Zachary Sam Z.](http://www.yelp.com/biz/hoyt-arboretum-portland#hrid:GrDlWVbtoCSi3O1PR00BhA
Hoyt Arboretum was founded in 1928 as a living laboratory for scientific study as well as public enjoyment. Today, as it spans more than 187 acres straddling a ridge, the arboretum has become a haven for familiar and exotic trees from around the world. In addition to its focus on appreciation and study, the Arboretum also protects rare and endangered specimens and cultivates seeds for preservation.
A network of trails cuts through the arboretum, where more than 6,000 specimens from a meticulously curated collection represent more than 1,400 species of shrubs and trees. All of the collections are organized by taxonomy and geography and include way-finding signage and interpretive panels, with each tree marked by identification labels. On regular guided tours docents usher visitors through this natural wonderland, using their own unique perspective to showcase the current trees in bloom. Special activities for children and families—including a 1-mile stroller-friendly trail—pass a love of nature on to future generations.
4000 SW Fairview Blvd.
Portland, Oregon 97221Get Directions