Ijevan Dendropark

Location: Ijevan, Tavush Province

Establishment: 1962

Occupied area: 14.5 acres

Since the establishment of the Park, around 2500 decorative plants & trees have been studied in Ijevan dendropark is located in the Southern outskirts of Ijevan, on the right bank of the Aghstev River and occupies 14.5 hectares.

Around 750 types of plants and trees have been experimented of which 640 have been adapted to the climate including the representatives of 6 Holarctic Plants Kingdom and other hybrid plants.

There are also 133 types of coniferous in the Dendropark, representing almost 23 percent of coniferous known to the mankind. These are Metasequoia, Cryptomeria, Cedrus deodara,some species of Picea, Pinus pallasiana, Cupressus and etc. The deciduous evergreen species are 84 – Buddleia, Weigela, Forsythia, Spirea, etc. The forest-generating species of trees and shrubs are making up the majority –Quercus, Fagus, etc. There is the only Corylus colurna parkway in the world. The dendropark is of high interest as the tourism development sight, and has an exclusively important educational value as well.

Leave No Trace

  • Plan ahead & be prepared
  • Dispose the waste properly
  • Leave what you find
  • Minimize campfire impacts
  • Respect the wildlife
  • Be considerate of other visitors

Roads conditions

It is winter time! Check out road conditions before heading to the road! Beware of the snow & ice layer!

Vanadzor - Alaverdi section of the M6 Interstate highway stretching from Yerevan to Georgian border is temporarily closed. You can use Vanadzor-Stepanavan-Odzun-Alaverdi bypassing road.

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