Lubbock Memorial Arboretum

4111 University Avenue
Lubbock, TX 79413
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Located in the heart of Lubbock, The Lubbock Memorial Arboretum is a unique 93 acre open space and historical site located in K.N. Clapp Park.

Nature is always changing and where better to experience the joy and wonder of the ever-changing seasons than walking down a peaceful trail taking in the abundant sights and smells. Whether you desire a quiet, peaceful walk or an active family adventure, The Arboretum offers a wide variety of activities, events, tours, and classes for people of all ages and interests. Within the sanctuary of our various plantings, come investigate our 1.18 mile trail that is accessible to everyone.

The Arboretum is a unique place to explore, discover, escape, and connect with our amazing Mother Nature. Not only is it home to a wide variety of plants, trees, vines, shrubs and flowers, we are rich with birds, butterflies and various animals. There are a wide variety of birds that nest on our grounds and others migrate through. The local Audubon Society chapter is planning a bird viewing facility with a watering and feeding area. The playa lake in The Arboretum is home to a variety of water fowl during the winter months and during August and September the butterfly migrations attract photographers from across Texas.


Driving north on University Avenue, you'll pass the Garden and Arts Center.
Turn right into the parking lot at about 42nd Street, just north of the wooden Lubbock Memorial Arboretum sign.
Park in front of the little red brick house, which is the Lubbock Memorial Arboretum's Interpretive Center.