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Laurens Henry Cohn, Sr. Memorial Plant Arboretum

12206 Foster Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70811


15.03 Acres - This beautifully landscaped, heavily wooded land is used for the preservation and study of native plants and flora from other areas. BREC's Cohn Arboretum features more than 300 species of native and adaptable trees and shrubs, a fruit orchard, butterfly garden and bamboo collection.

Amenities and services include pamphlets, paved walkways, self-guided tours and guided tours.  A 1-mile paved trail circles the lake and another lake skirts a wooded area. Both are accessible by wheelchair. If you would like a guided tour, you must pre-register by calling 225-775-1006. Guided tours and presentations are available by request only and are limited to groups with a maximum of 14 people.

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