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 […]


Our Education Programs The Arboretum’s 209 acres–which incorporate diverse ecological habitats from riparian meadows to oak savannas, and open plateaus to forested hillsides–feature an unparalleled mixture of native and introduced trees, shrubs, wildflowers, mosses, lichens, and other species. One of our missions is to reconnect the community with the native ecosystems through education and immersion. […]


Each year 500 volunteers spend more than 7,000 hours helping sustain the vision of Mount Pisgah Arboretum.  Volunteers build trails, remove invasive plants, teach children about nature, and make our annual Festivals possible. Join our community today! Explore our current opportunities below, and get in touch with the listed contact for more information.   Teach […]

Hours & Contact

Mount Pisgah Arboretum
34901 Frank Parrish Road, Eugene OR 97405

The Arboretum is open from dawn to dusk, every day of the year.

Our office is open Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm

MPA News & Connections

  • Office Closures

    Our office will be closed December 24th & 25th and December 31st & January 1st for the holidays. Our normal office hours are Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm. The Arboretum itself is open from dawn to dusk, every day of the year.

  • 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.