Boyce Thompson Arboretum provides stunning exhibits of plants from deserts around the world. With 392 acres at the foot of Picket Post Mountain, National Audubon Society designated this an Important Bird Area. Bring a picnic lunch, and don't miss the 1926 Lord and Burnham greenhouses.
Over 2600 different plant types from deserts of Australia, North and South America, southern Africa, and other arid-land regions blend seamlessly into this natural setting. Nestled along Queen Creek, the Arboretum is a haven for plant lovers, photographers, birders, and nature enthusiasts of all ages.
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