Curtis Hall Arboretum

100 College Drive
Allentown, PA 18104


The William F. Curtis Arboretum is a nationally registered arboretum with hundreds of tree species in individual plantings and gardens. Guided tours of ht arboretum are free and provide a hands-on outdoors opportunity for learning about botany, tree identification, and ecology.

Mission Statement

The mission of the William F. Curtis Arboretum is to foster appreciation of the natural world through:

Collections, by maintaining, developing, and interpreting well-documented plant collections from around the world that are hardy in the Lehigh Valley.

Teaching and experiential learning, by providing an outdoor laboratory for botany, horticulture, dendrology, and other fields related to the living collections.

Community Education, by providing publications and programs in conservation, dendrology, botany, and natural history that expand understanding of the natural world.

Recreation and Contemplation, by offering a place where people from the College and the community may come to reflect and renew themselves.

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