• Overview

    Reeves-Reed Arboretum is a non-profit historic estate and garden located in Summit. It is a living museum which features historic Wisner House and several outbuildings on 13.5 acres of pastoral lawns, woodland trails, a glacial bowl, and historic gardens. The buildings include a gallery for cultural and historic exhibits, classroom space for children's and adult education programs in a historic carriage house, a greenhouse, and visitors center.


    Events/programs include: maple sugaring, birding, gardening and cooking, Daffodil Day and Celebrate Fall Festivals, wine tastings, art exhibits, horticultural lectures, summer camps, concert and dance performances, and more. Volunteer opportunities are also available. The property is open 365 days/year, free of charge.


    The only arboretum in Union County, Reeves-Reed Arboretum is listed on both the National and State Registers of Historic Places, and is a member of the American Association of Museums and the American Public Gardens Association.

  • Amenities

    • Free Admission
    • Meeting Facilities
    • Restrooms
    Activities
    • Self-guided tours
  • Nearby:

    •  Dining

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    •  Lodging

      • Debary Inn
        0.6 MI
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    •  Activities

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