John A. Finch Arboretum

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United States of America - Washington - Spokane

Institution Code: FINCH

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the John A. Finch Arboretum

Spokane's Finch Arboretum is a 65 acre tree wonderland. Just minutes southwest of downtown, the site is an extensive botanical and tree garden with more than 2,000 labeled ornamental trees, shrubs, and flowers. Garden Springs Creek runs along it and several walking paths run through it.

Main Address:
John A. Finch Arboretum
3404 W. Woodlawn Boulevard
Mailing: Spokane Parks & Recreation Department, City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Boulevard
Washington 99201 United States of America

Telephone: (509) 363-5457
Fax: (509) 625-6205
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Leroy Eadie, Director of Parks and Recreation
    Curator's Name: Kathi Young, Park Operations
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Steve Nittolo, Horticulture Supervisor

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Municipal: Yes
  • Date founded: 1949
  • Physical Data
  • Total Area: 26 Hectares
    Latitude: 47.6409400
    Longitude: -117.4669600
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Arboretum: Yes
    Arboretum Size: 26
  • Open to public: Yes

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 2000
  • Special Collections:Spring ornamentals, autumn colour plants.

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Education Signs in Garden: Yes