Boyce Thompson Arboretum
27 locals recommend
37615 U.S. 60
Superior, Arizona 85273
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 3:00 PM
Tips from locals
Worth the drive! Dramatic setting at the base of Picketpost Mountain. Enjoy the walk and enjoy the many plant varieties of the native Sonoran Desert..
This is a bit of a drive out to the far east side of the valley. A great place to talk a walk through botanical gardens that are one of the oldest this side of the Mississippi; LITERALLY! However, being that we're in Arizona, this is not a good choice for the summer!
Boyce Thompson Arboretum is the largest and oldest botanical garden in the state of Arizona. It is one of the oldest botanical institutions west of the Mississippi. Founded in 1924 as a desert plant research facility and “living museum”. It is beautiful and well worth a visit (and the location of…