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Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum

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

Office Hours

Monday – Friday: 8 AM – 5 PM
Closed Saturday & Sunday

Cemetery Gates

Open Daily
Woodland Avenue: 8 AM – 7 PM (6 PM Winter)
Woodland Mausoleum: 9 AM – 5 PM
Waldo Street: Currently closed for safety

  • Woodland Arboretum Tree Tour

    October 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

  • Woodland Arboretum Tree Tour

    September 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

  • Faith and Friends Annual Walking Tour at Woodland Cemetery

    August 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

A Special Destination

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; ten of which, have been designated Ohio Champions by the Ohio Forestry Association.

Locate a Loved One

At Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum you can search for your loved one’s name to find their location within our grounds and share memories of their life on their online memorial page.

Support Woodland

The beauty and tranquility of Woodland has been enjoyed by all for over 180 years. Woodland depends on contributed support to keep its 200+ acres of greenspace, monuments, buildings, and collections well-cared for and thriving, as well as to support its calendar of educational tours and programming events.

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.

[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.

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

- Margaret R.