Arboretum Magnolia is a tree species park in Lohja, Karkalinniemi, by the lake. The area is three hectares in size and is managed as a park. The park was established in 2003 and opened to the public as a garden tourism destination in 2014. In 2018, the park began to be developed primarily from the perspective of well-being and preventive public health, including Lake Tourism and foreign customers.
Aboretum is now closed for the summer season 2023.
Self-guided garden visit to the arboretum
Self-guided garden visit in the tree species park (public day) 2023 Saturdays 06.05 – 29.07 (not 10.06 – 01.07) from 12 to 18. Ticket 10 €/adult (> 14 y). You are getting to know the Arboretum by using a map. A large part of the park is accessible. We are a species among others. Our well-being is built on physical, psychological, social, and religious factors. During our species’ development, we have become accustomed to being in constant contact with nature. In modern times, with urbanization, the connection has decreased substantially. During your visit to the garden, you can develop your connection to nature with the help of different senses. The recommended walking route is butterfly garden – stream path – stumpery garden – valley – Japanese Garden – beach terrace – birch grove – natural forest – cafe terrace. You do not need to book in advance to explore on your own. You can pay the entrance fee in the online store or on-site with cash, card, or MobilePay. You can also buy a season ticket from the online store. The entrance fee can be paid in the online store or on-site with cash or MobilePay. There is no need to set aside time for the visit.
Guided garden visits in the arboretum
From Wednesday to Friday, get to know the garden with the help of a guide between 10.05 and 28.07 from 12 to 18 (not between 17.06 and 01.07). The guide languages are Finnish and English, and the guide is landscape architect Suvi Pohjola-Stenroos. Ticket price € 10/person (under 15 free of charge). Guidance 90 €/group. Group size 5-40 people. Reservations in advance firstname.lastname@example.org.
The park has trees, shrubs, and perennials from around the world. The trees come mainly from China, Korea, and Japan. About a third are from North America and about a tenth are from Europe and the rest of the world. There are more than a hundred woodcarving families in the area. The park’s theme is the Japanese garden, terrace garden, stumpery garden, valley, creek path, magnolia path, hydrangea path, spring path, perennial garden, rhododendron path, butterfly garden, and ornamental grass path. In addition to trees and shrubs, the area is rich in perennials and bulbous plants. A guided tour must be booked in advance. The languages of instruction are Finnish and, if necessary, English. These visits are purchased or booked from our online store, link below.
The destination is an outdoor destination, with weathered clothing and a lawn and outdoor footwear suitable for walking on wooded trails. Lawns and wooden stairs and bridges can be slippery when wet. No open fires, swimming, or dogs are allowed in the park.