Arbor Day Weekend at Wave Hill

Sat Apr 30, 2022
10:00am to 3:00pm ET
2 and up
Free with park admission

Wave Hill celebrates Arbor Day all weekend long with family walks, arts and crafts, and more outdoor activities, including a popular tree-climbing activitity that provides the best view of the grounds!

On Saturday, from 11am-3pm, kids are invited to don tree-climbing harnesses and hardhats and ascend into the canopy of an old sugar maple tree to get a bird’s-eye view of Wave Hill. Arborists from Almstead Tree, Shrub & Lawn Care are on hand to assist budding arborists, as well as answer questions about the big, old trees at Wave Hill. Ages 5 and older welcome with an adult.

On Saturday at 1pm, take a Family Tree Walk with an environmental eductor and visit the biggest, oldest, and most unusual trees at Wave Hill. Appropriate for ages 5 and up and accompanying adults. Sign in on-site—space is limited. Severe weather cancels.

From 10am-1pm on Saturday and Sunday, with wax crayons and paper in hand, visit some of Wave Hill’s treasured trees and have a tactile experience making simple but rich bark rubbings in the Barking up a Wave Hill Tree family art project program.

** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.
** Please keep your family and others safe by wearing masks and social distancing. If an activity appears too crowded, try using the "nearby" search feature on our activity calendar to find something else to do.
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