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 > Spiders And Scorpions Family Night June 30

Our Summer schedule June-through-September has hours daily from 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. with no entry after 2:00
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Sign Up soon for a special after-hours-access Family Night focussed on spiders, scorpions and creepy nocturnal critters Saturday June 30 ; pre-payment is required, Arboretum annual members and AZ State Parks pass-holders pay a reduced enrollment of $7.50 for adults and $5 for kids, non-members pay $20 per adult and $10 for ages 5-12.
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do you have mechanic and maintenance skills? We're hiring -- apply soon if you're a maintenance mechanic experienced with carpentry, building maintenance, machinery repair, plumbing and electrical wiring. Pay depends on experience
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Call 520. 689. 2723
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Call Lori at 520. 609. 7873
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Yes, dogs are welcome, provided they are leashed and well-behaved; and accompanied by courteous owners, too.
Arboretum trails and gardens are
Wheelchair Accessible

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Plan breakfast or lunch in our neighboring town of Superior, local restaurants are just five-minutes drive east of BTA
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Bring your own lunch - visitors are welcome to use the tables and grilles shaded by trees in our picnic area. Please be aware of seasonal fire restrictions; call our staff at520-689-2723 during daytime business hours to verify whether charcoal is allowed in our picnic area charcoal grilles.
Do you need Maps and Directions? Arizona State Parks has an excellent map/direction page.

The Arboretum is located at Highway 60 milepost #223 near the historic copper mining town of Superior, 55 miles due east of Phoenix. Read more about this Arizona State Park
The drive takes about two hours from Tucson via highway 79 North through Florence to highway 60 -- then turn right and continue east another twelve miles.
There is no restaurant at the Arboretum but sandwiches, drinks and snacks are available in our gift shop. Picnic tables and charcoal grills are available for visitors to use; propane and charcoal are allowed, wood fires are not.
Read about the Arboretum's 75-year heritage, our history page describes how the Arboretum has grown to include two miles of trails and into a placefor children to learn and for all ages to appreciate the beauty and importance of desert ecosystems.
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New Gallery Exhibit - Adriane Grimaldi Butterfly Photos
Vivid colors and bold patterns make butterflies seem more like works of art than insects. A June-July exhibit in our Visitor Center Gallery allows viewers to appreciate butterfly ecology and artistry simultaneously with a display of macro photography by Scottsdale artist and Arboretum volunteer Adriane Grimaldi. Meet the artist at her gallery opening reception -- and fuel-up with her home-made butterfly nectar punch -- Saturday June 30, from 12:00 - 2:00.