The Allegheny Arboretum at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP)

DIRECTIONS: The IUP campus is on the right as you enter Indiana on Oakland Avenue/Route 286. Turn right off Oakland onto Grant Street. The entrance to a paid parking garage is on the left as you approach 11th Street.

Allegheny Arboretum
The entire 354 acres of the IUP campus is designated as the Allegheny Arboretum.  The focus is on trees, shrubs, and vines of the Allegheny Plateau.  The north campus contains 1,320 trees of 76 species.  One tree from each species is identified by a plaque specifying the botanical name, common name, and distribution.  Cultivar and native species are also noted.  An online map and guide is available at: 17 member board governs this privately funded arboretum.

Campbell Farm Rock Garden
This garden is located on the east side of the Oak Grove and contains several native plants of the region.  It is a tribute to the agricultural history of Indiana County.

 IUP Heritage Garden
The Heritage Garden has replaced the former “Touch and Smell Garden” and was once known as the Shakespeare Garden.  The Heritage Garden is on the IUP campus between the Northern Suites and Keith Hall.  Herbs, perennials, heritage roses and native species plants are included.  Plants are labeled.  The garden maintenance is supervised by the Evergreen Garden Club with help from Allegheny Arboretum members, selected students, and IUP staff.