The Arboretum At Penn State

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Description: Enjoy a walk through the Hartley Wood and explore the different types of trees and herbaceous plants that make up our backyard. Learn about the impact of invasive species on the forest landscape and what efforts are taken to manage them. Wrap up the evening with a self-guided stroll through the botanical gardens and take in the sights of summer.
Address: The Arboretum at Penn State, E Park Ave , State College, PA 16802
Site Open: Dawn to Dusk
Parking: The Arboretum offers a free lot along Park Avenue on weekdays between 7am and 5pm, which is free and available on the office door at the Overlook Pavilion in the gardens.
Accessible: Not Recommended
Policy: Dogs on leash are allowed on the trails but are not allowed in the gardens.
Gear: Shoes that can handle some mud. Long pants if concerned about ticks. Bottled water. A pair of binoculars for bird watching.
Trail: Hartley Woods Trail (1.5 miles long, Slight grade at end of hike elevation change, 1.5 hour(s) to complete)
Hike Times: Sunday 8/5: 2, 3:30; Wednesday 8/8: 5, 6:30

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