Welcome to Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum

Founded in 1841, Woodland Cemetery is one of the nation’s five oldest rural garden cemeteries offering a unique cultural, botanical and educational resource in the heart of Dayton, Ohio.

Over 3,000 trees and 165 specimens of native Midwestern woody plants grace the Arboretum’s 200 verdant acres of rolling hills. Many of the trees are more than a century old; nine of which, have been designated Ohio Champions by the Ohio Forestry Association.

Office Hours

Monday – Friday 8 AM – 5 PM
Saturday – Closed Until Further Notice
Closed Sunday

Cemetery Gates

Open Daily All Season
Woodland Avenue 8 AM – 7 PM (6 PM Winter)
Waldo Street – Closed for Safety Precautions
Woodland Mausoleum – 9 AM – 5 PM

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Our Family Service Representatives are skilled at presenting information and options to you and your family.

“Everyone was kind, willing to help, and attentive to our needs. It was appreciated as we are from out of state.”

Carol R., Richmond, MI

“We deeply appreciate the time and care (woodland’s family service advisor) took to assist our family. It was the kindness of you and your employees that made our involvement with the funeral, burial arrangements, and service easier.”

Vicki L., Dayton, OH

“Thank you for the wonderful assistance and support every step of the way. Outstanding service.”

Sherry C., San Diego, CA

“(Woodland’s family service advisor) was excellent in every way possible; we couldn’t have received better service anywhere else. Everything was handled in such a respectful and dignified manner. Thank you a thousand times over.”

Joann R., Dayton, OH

“You did everything we needed to make sure things went well. It was very reassuring to be in good hands.”

Margaret R., Lansing, MI