Audio tours are available for two sites: The Pacific Connections Garden at the Washington Park Arboretum and the Center for Urban Horticulture.
Garden designers, curation staff, and others share their stories about the significance of each garden. Listen right now or rent pre-loaded MP3 players to listen while walking in the gardens.
Family Adventure Packs
Adventure Packs are backpacks supplied with field guides, scavenger hunts, magnifying lenses and activity ideas for children in grades K-6.
- Wetland Wonders: Experience Foster Island with binoculars, field guides, family games and activities
- Family Tree: Explore the Arboretum at your own pace with field equipment, maps, and activities
- Family Adventure Packs are for groups of 5 or less. $7 rental fee for two hrs
- To reserve a Family Pack, call (206) 685-8033, email firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by the Graham Visitor Center
Seasonal Scavenger Hunts
Each season we offer a fun, all-ages scavenger hunt highlighting a different area of the Arboretum, a type of wildlife or a series of seasonal plants. Pick up clue sheets at the Graham Visitor Center (GV) between 10am and 4pm or print the clue sheet from here (see below for current scavenger hunt). Return completed clue sheets to the GVC or mail them to us to receive a prize!
Summer 2013 - Wetland Wildlife: Now through Sept 15th. Download clue sheet here!
Spring 2013 - Spring Bloomers Scavenger Hunt.
Fall 2012 - Nuts & Seeds focus taking participants through the Mountain Ashes, Walnuts and other latefall highlights.
Spring 2012 – Bird-themed scavenger hunt highlighting our wetlands, the relationship between birds and plants, and human impacts on the landscape.
Wednesday, 11-Sep-2013 15:58:07 PDT