Arboretum Policies & Guidelines

For staff, students, faculty, community members, and visitors

Arboretum Etiquette & Rules

We hope you enjoy the Arboretum’s beautiful places. While you are here, please respect the following regulations. They are designed to protect visitors, plants, and wildlife—some of them endangered—as well ongoing research and landcare.

  1. We love dogs too, but not in the Arboretum! Dogs and other pets are not allowed in the Arboretum in accordance with College rules. Please see our Dog Policy page for more information.
  2. Please stay on trails, lawn areas, or the paved road at all times. Off-trail use damages plants, animal homes, restorations, and research.
  3. Bike on the paved drives and dirt trails only. Bicycles are not allowed in the gardens.
  4. Ski and snowshoe only on designated trails. A map can be found here.
  5. No hunting, trapping, or disturbing animals. No target practice.
  6. No campfires or open flames. Permission for campfires must be approved by the Linnaeus Arboretum Office.
  7. The use of drones is prohibited in accordance with College rules.
  8. The use of alcohol or drugs is prohibited on the grounds of the Arboretum in accordance with College rules. Exceptions include registered events that have been approved by the Linnaeus Arboretum Office.
  9. Collecting and removing plants and other natural materials is prohibited. Researchers may apply for a collection permit.
  10.  Please be respectful and conscientious of others enjoying the Arboretum. 
Photography Policy & Registration

Photography

Dog Policy

Dog Policy

Interpretive Center Guidelines

Interpretive Center Guidelines


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