Brigham Young University Arboretum
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Brigham Young University Arboretum

Coordinates: 40°14?41?N 111°39?08?W / 40.24472°N 111.65222°W / 40.24472; -111.65222

Waterfall and stream in the arboretum, May 2018

The Bertrand F. Harrison Arboretum, also known as the Brigham Young University Arboretum, is an arboretum located on a hill beside at 800 North Street on the campus of Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, United States. It includes a native plants from both eastern and western regions of the United States. It also has a duck pond and a stream, as well as a brick path that winds through the garden.

The arboretum is named after Bertrand F. Harrison, a botany professor at BYU who retired in 1974. Its amphitheater was donated by BYU's classes of 1980 and 1981.[1] Trees in the arboretum were originally planted to reflect the geography of the United States.[2]

See also


  1. ^ "BYU Botany Pond Park - Provo Utah - Parks in Provo". Provo-Utah: The Best Guide to Provo Utah. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ Darais, Norman A. (2006). "These Trees Will Take You Back". BYU Magazine. Retrieved 2018.

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