A botanical garden where you can enjoy nature.

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Free Admission to our Arboretum.

Open to the public!
1140 West Mission Road
San Marcos, CA 92069
(760) 744-1150 x2133

Our colleague, professor emeritus Wayne Armstrong has amassed an enormous amount of botanical information and other natural phenomenon for which he is world renowned. This information includes a thorough discussion of the plants and history of the arboretum. This information can be found on his website.

Wayne’s Word: Latest On-line Articles http://www.waynesword.net/CampusBotLatest.htm

Arboretum Wins Two Awards – Project of the Year 2021. Click Here
Interesting plants at Palomar College on the Wayne’s Word website. Click Here
Palomar College Arboretum was renamed Edwin and Frances Hunter Arboretum at Palomar College. Click Here for more information.

Listing of Garden Themes Currently On San Marcos Campus

Edwin & Frances Hunter Arboretum teams up with the Palomar College DRC to Beautify the Arboretum