The Woodlands
is Closed until April 1!

The Woodlands is 60-acres and has three miles of trails designed to inspire people to grow through immersion in a world of natural outdoor wonder to nourish mind, body and spirit. We are now closed for the season. See you in the spring!

    What’s there now?

    • Three miles of groomed trails with a one mile ADA-accessible trail
    • “Family Moments” Play-and-Discovery stations to delight children and families
    • A serene Asian lotus pond, brought back to life after decades of pollution
    • The enchanting Margaret Lawrence Simon Dogwood Meadow and Highmark white cedar gazebo
    • A historic farmstead featuring a 1784 log cabin, heritage apple orchard and herb garden


    Japanese-Style Garden Underway – The Japanese-style garden around the Lotus Pond, which is newly restored from decades of acid mine drainage, is under development.+ Read More
    River of Bulbs Planted - Spring will arrive with a burst of color below the Margaret Lawrence Simon Dogwood Meadow: a river of 18,000 bulbs were planted during Grow the Garden Day.+Read More

     Celebration Garden Readied for Spring Brides -
    We are creating one-of-a-kind year-round settings for weddings, receptions, parties and other gatherings.+Read More


    What’s Next?

    The Garden’s remaining 400 acres will be developed to include:

    • 18 distinct gardens
    • 5 diverse woodlands
    • Outdoor Amphitheater
    • Fred Rogers Garden of Make Believe
    • Orangery
    • Celebration Center for weddings and events
    • Center for botanic research