JSC Kalsnavas Arboretum - one of the most beautiful gardens in Latvia, camper parking

Latvia’s State Forests’ (LVM) Kalsnava Arboretum

The uniqueness of the LVM’s Kalsnava arboretum is characterized by the collection of foreign woody plants that adapt to the climate of Latvia to please its visitors with types of woody plants unseen in the typical Latvian landscape.


The LVM’s Kalsnava arboretum is a place to learn the secrets of nature and to quietly spend the day with family or friends, but once the knowledge is acquired, eat your delicious meal at the picnic site.

The visit to the LVM’s Kalsnava arboretum can be concluded with counting the steps at the viewing tower that offers a unique view of the arboretum landscape, which will please and surprise you during every season in Latvia.

During the visit to the LVM’s Kalsnava arboretum, pupils, teachers and everyone interested will learn interesting facts about the collection of nature’s rarities and will have an opportunity to learn the basics of forest management and exploitation in the programme “Green Yard School”.


The special offer of Latvia’s State Forests’ arboretum:

  • Green Yard School for pupils of various age groups during the academic year.
  • Creative workshops and excursions throughout the year for children and adults.
  • In autumn, pupils will have an opportunity to go on a forest expedition!

Additional services:

  • Dendrologist consultation on cultivating trees and bushes;
  • Equipped recreation and picnic sites;
  • Viewing tower (25 m high);
  • Seminar rooms for hire (up to 60 persons);
  • Outdoor terrace for hire (up to 25 persons);
  • Wedding ceremony sites;
  • A stop for wedding activities;
  • Materials for florists (cones, seed-pods, seeds, branches);
  • Seeds of decorative trees and bushes;

Waterlily plants, etc. 

LVM Kalsnava arboretum forbidden entrance for pets!
* Visitor Center.

* Watchtower (height - 25 m).

* Walking trails.

* Guided excursions (+371 27841099,+371 29326912).

* Marriage ceremony place.

* Program for newlyweds and wedding guests.

* Peony garden (diversity of more than 240).

* Consultation provided by a dendrologist.

* Picnick area.

* Caravan or camper connection points (numer of sites - 6, electricity, water).

* Purchase of ornamental trees and shrubs (in the tree farm nearby “Kalsnava”), diversity of 600 types (tel. 26528088).
Information about prices:
* 2.00 EUR for pupils, students, pensioners, Group III disabled people;
* 4.00 EUR for adults;
* 8.00 EUR family ticket (2 adults + 2 children under 18);
* -25% for admission tickets for 3 + Family card owners;
* Free - children under the age of 7, disabled children and attendant, groups I and II disabled people, politically repressed people;
* Guide services LV – 20.00 EUR;
* Guide services EN, RU, GER – 25.00 EUR;
* Rental of seminar room – 45.00 EUR per day;
* Reservation of outdoor terrace – 15.00 EUR.

Working hours:September 1 – May 30
Mon: Closed
Tue, Wed, Thu, 10am – 6pm
Fri:10am- 6pm
Sat: 10am - 6pm
Sun: 10am – 6pm
Address:Latvijas valsts mežu Kalsnavas arborētums, "Ogu īves", Jaunkalsnava, Kalsnavas pagasts, Madonas novads
GPS:Lat, lon: 56.686019, 25.944483
Phone:+371 27841099 (Gatis Teilis, LV, ENG), +371 29326912 (Sanita Vaivode-Āzena, LV, RU, ENG)
Internet website:Mammadaba - https://www.mammadaba.lv/objekti/top-12/lvm-kalsnavas-arboretums Facebook – LVM Kalsnavas arborētums https://www.facebook.com/LVMarboretums Instagram – lvm.arboretums https://www.instagram.com/lvm.arboretums/


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