Schedel Foundation Arboretum and Gardens

19255 W. Portage River Rd. S.
Elmore, OH 43416- Map It
(419) 862-3182

AAA Editor Notes

Schedel Foundation Arboretum and Gardens is n. of Ohio Turnpike exit 81 on SR 51 at 19255 W. Portage River Rd. S. Established by German immigrants in the early 1930s, the 17-acre arboretum and numerous gardens include a bonsai exhibit; rose and iris gardens; a perennial garden; a kitchen garden with more than 80 varieties of pepper plants; a Japanese garden with pagodas and waterfalls; and rare trees, including a grove of dawn redwood trees. More than 12,000 annuals are planted yearly. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
$10; $9 (ages 60+); $6 (ages 6-12).
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10-4 (also Thurs. 4-8), Sun. noon-4, Apr.-Oct. Closed major holidays.