Council is undertaking improvement works in Sherwood Arboretum prior to its 100th anniversary in 2025. Find out details of the current work.
Sherwood Arboretum is part of the Brisbane Botanic Gardens collection. Officially opened on World Forestry Day on 21 March 1925, this heritage-listed site was established for Australian native trees.
The Sherwood Arboretum covers an area of 15 hectares and contains approximately 1100 trees, representing approximately 250 species. The site features a number of botanical collections including riverine, dry rainforest, dry sclerophyll, fig avenue, freshwater wetlands, and the main attraction being a grand avenue of 72 kauri pines.
Entry to the arboretum is free. Dogs are permitted.
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For more information about Sherwood Arboretum:
- phone the Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha on 07 3403 2535
- email the Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha.
If you are interested in Sherwood Arboretum, you may also be interested in the related information links and content below.
- Watch the Gardening Australia video from 26 July 2019 on Sherwood Arboretum
- Sherwood Forest Runners - meet at the Sherwood Arboretum every Saturday at 6.45am for a 7am start
- Sherwood parks
Friends of Sherwood Aboretum
The Friends of Sherwood Arboretum Association Inc. (FOSA) is a not-for-profit, voluntary community association. It has worked in partnership with Council since 1986. FOSA offers a hands-on approach with a monthly working bee. Find out more about the association and volunteering by visiting the Sherwood Arboretum website.