Parking is available in two small, in-grounds parking lots, one lot at the Frances Plecker Education Center, (FPEC) and the other at the Pavilion. Both lots are accessible through stone-column, wrought-iron gated entry drives on University Blvd. between Carrier Dr. and Driver Dr., without a JMU Parking Permit (permit) and open from dawn till dusk.

Parking is also available in JMU Lot R5, located across University Blvd from the new convocation center, JMU Parking Permit is not required.

Occasional Arboretum event parking on University Blvd. east side, above the Arboretum large lawn, is available when 'No Parking' signs replaced by 'EJC Arboretum Event Parking' signs.

The Arboretum and all Arboretum parking lots close at dusk daily.

Bus Schedule  

Leave the car behind and take the bus to the Arboretum! For the Intercampus Route, use stop #1 at Festival and walk to University Blvd. Make a left at the light and the Arboretum will be directly on your left as you walk down the hill. For all routes:

HDPT & JMU Campus Bus Schedules

Edith J. Carrier Arboretum
780 University Blvd, MSC 3705
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807

(540)-568-3194 | 
Grounds | Free to the public | Dawn to dusk | 365 days a year
Frances Plecker Education Center | Monday - Friday | 8 AM - 4 PM

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