Appreciate the beauty of the living world in a place built to honor the dead.

Laurel Hill remains respectful of and highly sensitive to the gardenesque character of the 19th century landscape created by John Jay Smith. The Arboretum at Laurel Hill is a Level II accredited arboretum that spans both Laurel Hill East and Laurel Hill West. The Arboretum has a curated living collection of over 6,500 specimen trees and shrubs representing over 950 unique species and cultivars, including several state champion trees, as well as a variety of display gardens.

The Arboretum at Laurel Hill is open to the public every day at no cost, for the respectful appreciation and exploration of our amazing canopy trees, flowering shrubs, and beautiful gardens.

Notable Trees & Collection Highlights

Home to over 6,500 trees and shrubs
representative of 950 species and varieties

One of the many horticultural offerings The Arboretum at Laurel Hill provides, the horticultural display gardens delight visitors with their unique matrix of attractive annuals and perennials featuring saturated colors and varying textures in both flowers and foliage.

Leave a perpetual legacy with a living tribute — a one-of-a-kind memorial for you or your loved one.


TreeKeeper is a plant collection management platform that allows you to learn about and explore Laurel Hill's collection on your smart phone or computer.

Engage with
the Arboretum

Laurel Hill serves as a horticultural retreat for visitors to enjoy and we offer events throughout the year for our visitors

We offer seasonal horticultural volunteer opportunities throughout the year