Visit & Learn at the Hayes Arboretum

By Mike Bennett

hayes-arboretum-intHayes Arboretum is the educational project of S.W. Hayes Research Foundation, Inc. Our educational activities and the experiences we offer focus on both nature and recreational programs.

There are 466 acres located in Richmond, Indiana that Hayes Arboretum makes available to our members and visitors. There are unique plant collections, rock and fossil collections and miles of hiking and running paths.

Other features found on his property include 3% of Indiana’s old growth forest, many acres of reforested woods, an 1833 dairy barn that acts as our Nature Center, the Hayes Museum, Adena and Hopewell Indian mounds, ponds, fields, and wetlands. Hayes Arboretum is open free of charge to the public.

There are many reasons to come and visit, bring your friends and family and enjoy the day with us.