Explore the Wildflower Woods Walk


Sunday, May 19, 2024    
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Arboretum Natural Areas

May is peak season for spotting ephemeral spring wildflowers like trilliums, hepatica, and wild columbine along the Arboretum’s Marilyn Quigley Gerhold Wildflower Trail (PDF)! Join us for a hike through the Arboretum’s woodlands guided by Sanford Smith, teaching professor of forestry, and Eric Burkhart, associate teaching professor of ecosystem science and management and program director of Appalachian botany and ethnobotany at Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center.

  • Advance registration is required
  • Open to adults (age 18+)
  • This program is FREE! Support this and other programs by making a gift.
  • Program capacity: 30. If registration exceeds capacity, your name will be placed on the wait list.
  • The walk will proceed rain or shine. There is no rain date for this program. Please plan to wear sturdy shoes suitable for hiking on rustic trails.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact public programs manager Rachel Duke (red1042@psu.edu).