Seattle, Washington

Washington Park Arboretum University of Washington

The Washington Park Arboretum is a spectacular urban green space on the shores of Lake Washington, just east of downtown Seattle and south of the University of Washington. Its 230 acres comprise a dynamic, living museum with collections of oaks, conifers, camellias, Japanese maples and hollies that are known internationally as our country’s largest. The University of Washington, in association with the Center for Urban Horticulture, manages the Arboretum and its plant collections. [ info ]