Dawes Arboretum

Newark, Ohio 43058

Dawes Arboretum

Dawes Arboretum Professional Review and Guide

"This is an unusual hike. As its name implies, Dawes Arboretum is an interesting collection of trees, plants, and ?owers—a place where roads and trails course through fascinating ?ora, allowing you to view the collection. Much of the terrain is open, however, and is not all dense forest.

From the visitor center, explore the Japanese Garden, then climb Oak Hill. The hike next leads to Pershing Avenue, where trees memorialize war veterans. Pass Dawes Lake and climb a tower that gives a lay of the land. Your return route bisects the Deep Woods, a natural forest, before returning to the visitor center."

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Trail Information

Newark
Nearby City
3.6
Distance
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
2.5- 3 hours
Duration
Open daily 7 a.m. to dusk except New Year’s Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas
Season
Dawes Arboretum, 7770 Jacksontown Rd. SE, Newark, OH 43056; (740) 323-2355; www.dawesarb.org
Local Contacts
Dawes Arboretum Visitor Map; USGS Thornville
Local Maps

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Jul 2018