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Explore the Arb as it enters its second century. Throughout the Arb you'll find many special places - far more than shown in the links below. The Arb has extensive but dispersed collections of native and exotic trees and shrubs masterfully crafted into a naturalistic landscape begun by O. C. Simonds in 1907. As you explore you'll find one of the richest landscapes in the region, as well as a complex glacial topography that presents vast panoramas, broad valleys and intimate dales and glens.
Your exploration begins at any of the three entrances:
Some people find it easy to 'Get Lost!' at the Arb, but you can always find your way out even if you ignore the maps on site. If you walk downhill to the river, you can follow the river road upstream to the River Entry. Likewise, if you're not near the river, just follow the drives and trails uphill along the valleys and you'll thread your way to either the Washington Heights or Geddes Street entrance. Enjoy!... ... ...