The University of Colorado Museum of Natural History
Spring blossoms near the
museum and Mary Rippon Theater.
Originally founded on a treeless plain the development of Boulder's campus "forest" that we know today was an early project of students, faculty and staff who were determined to recreate the lush campuses of the east coast.
Learn about these trees and their history while walking through campus enjoying the spring blooms.
Since the time when the first plains cottonwood was planted near Old Main the CU tree population has grown to nearly 5,000 trees and more than 100 species, many
Hosted by the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History
CU Facilities Management--Outdoor Services group
The museum is at 15th Street and Broadway in the Henderson Building. It is located next to the University Memorial Center (UMC) and is open every day. Limited parking is available to the public in lot #208 on the south side of the museum. After 5 p.m., the cost is $3 at this and all CU parking lots.