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Welcome to the Jensen-Olson Arboretum Website

Juneau Empire monthly articles from Merrill Jensen


Will Clausen (Clausonii procerus) and Chelsie Harris (Argillia kenaiesis) have successfully cultivated, weeded, planted, collected, fertized and pruned for two seasons in every kind of weather - yes, even snow.  Their love for the plants and space is evident as you walk the well-tended grounds.  Welcoming visitors is also something they both enjoy doing.  When you see them working in the flower beds be sure to thank them for their hard work and devotion to Juneau's Arboretum!

Jensen Olson Arboretum Summer Employees


Check out "Potatoes with Deep Roots" in the Juneau Empire


Click on the link to watch an amazing video about the Arboretum created by Michael Kohan & Jessica Glass!

The site currently has a photo page. Follow the links below (or in the menu on the left) to access these pages.

Driving Directions
The Jensen-Olson Arboretum is located 23 miles north of downtown Juneau. In an area known locally as “out the Road”, the Arboretum is just past Mile 23 on Glacier Highway. Watch for the square green mile markers on the shoulder of the road. Just after Mile 22, you will pass the Shrine of St. Therese. Continue on seven-tenths of a mile, passing Mile 23 and look for the Arboretum sign. Turn left and follow the short land to the small parking area.

The Arboretum is open year round to the public at no charge, Wednesday– Sunday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.

For more information call 907.789.0139