Viles Arboretum (formerly Pine Tree State Arboretum)

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United States of America - Maine - Augusta

Institution Code: PTM

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Viles Arboretum (formerly Pine Tree State Arboretum)

The Mission of the Pine Tree State Arboretum is "to promote the knowledge and appreciation of Maine's trees and other flora for people of all ages by offering educational, recreational, and inspirational opportunities."

The six-mile, year round trail system is open to hiking, jogging, bird watching, non-motorized biking horseback riding, and cross-country skiing on groomed winter trails.

A number of trails have hard-packed surfaces suitable for wheelchair access. Enjoy a picnic, take some photos, look for birds (over 150 species have been spotted).

Main Address:
Viles Arboretum (formerly Pine Tree State Arboretum)
153 Hospital Street
Maine 04330 United States of America

Telephone: (207) 621-7989
Fax: (207) 621-8245
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Stephen Oliveri
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Date founded: 1982
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 91 Hectares
    Latitude: 44.3019520
    Longitude: -69.7662770
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

Plant Collections

  • Special Collections:Hosta, azaleas and rhododendrons, lilacs, green ash, Antique Maine Apple Orchard, "Space Trees" (from seeds that travelled on the space shuttle).

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes