Schedel Arboretum and Gardens

19255 West Portage River South Road
Elmore, OH 43416


The Mission of the Schedel Arboretum & Gardens is to offer life enriching experiences for the benefit of current and future generations by affording opportunities for the study and appreciation of nature and the arts.

This mission is realized by offering a beautiful and tranquil venue providing an opportunity for guests of all ages and backgrounds to:

  • Further their understanding of, and appreciation for, nature and the enduring relationship between plants and people
  • enjoy premier educational, cultural, social, and leisure pursuits
  • expand appreciation for things of a cultural nature
  • partake of educational opportunities relating to nature and the arts
  • utilize this unique setting for groups to conduct meetings, workshops, training sessions, retreats, bonding exercises, religious ceremonies, fundraisers, and other such activities, where a tranquil, upscale setting is desired
  • host outdoor social events such as weddings, receptions, reunions, parties, dinners
  • engage in learning and research experiences often in cooperation with schools and institutions of higher learning
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