It’s springtime, and still a little cold and breezy. But it’s still a good time to get out and stretch the legs a bit, and right now it’s hard to do it in a better place than the Arboretum. We hiked through it today and found that a huge number of the plants are in bloom, including big swaths of rhododendrons, azaleas, and fruit trees.
And it’s very accessible from most of the neighborhood. It’s about a 20 minute walk from Union, or you can hop on the #8 bus and get off at the first stop on Madison. Once you’re at the park, you can spend hours discovering new spots among the many winding trails.
Here’s some samples of what you can find: