Arboretum







Welcome to the Arboretum at Mississippi State University. The Arboretum is one of MSU's best kept secrets,
tucked away in a corner of the South Farm. It was started in the fall of 1989 by Dr. Lester Estes.


Find plants at the Arboretum:

Search by Scientific Name


How to find the Arboretum:

The Arboretum is located on the South Farm, just past the Wise Center.

Coming from campus: Go through the stop light on Stone Blvd. Drive past the Wise Center. Go
through the gate and take the immideat right. Follow the road straight past the chicken
houses. There will be a left turn in the road near a white house. Do not turn left.
Continue straight over the hill. You will now see the Arboretum on the right at the bottom of the hill.

Coming from off campus: Get on Black Jack Rd. at the stoplight by the Hampton Hotel. Turn, taking the
road that runs between the hotel and NBC bank. Follow it until you come to the light at
Black Jack and Stone Blvd. Take a right on Stone, towards the Wise Center. Drive past the
Wise Center. Go through the gate and take the immideat right. Follow the road straight past the
chicken houses. There will be a left turn in the road near a white house. Do not turn left.
Continue straight over the hill. You will now see the Arboretum on the right at the bottom of the hill.




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