Robert L. Shepherd Arboretum

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Robert L. Shepherd was an artist and citizen of the town of Santa Clara. He helped create this wonderul arboretum. The first street in Santa Clara on the north is Canyon View Drive. The Dutchman convenience store is located there. Turn right on Canyon View and follow it past the park. There is a street that turns right and goes down to the lower ball diamonds and the arboretum. A trip through the arboretum will take an hour or less.

The Lava flow

The arboretum wanders through the desert including over and around some of this lava flow.

Field group at Arboretum

Many groups enjoy the arboretum and learn about how desert plants survive the heat and hardships of life in the desert.
 

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