Canopy Tree Walks

Sairus Patel - Trees of StanfordCanopy offers free arborist-led tree walks in Palo Alto neighborhoods on the second Saturday of each month, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.

NEXT WALK: Sat. July 9. “At home among trees: landscape and architecutre” with architect Daniel Garber and an expert arborist. See calendar for details. RSVP Below.

20th Anniversary Tree Walk Series

Throughout 2016, we’re offering a special twist on the beloved Palo Alto Neighborhood Tree Walks.

In celebration of Canopy’s 20th anniversary, each monthly walk will feature special guests, fresh perspectives, and (of course!) incredible local trees.

See the full list in the RSVP form below, or check our calendar for details about each themed walk. 

Neighborhood Tree Walks Maps

You can also take self-guided walks using Canopy’s Tree Walk guides and neighborhood maps. For printed brochures, stop by our office or give us a call. 

Click here for a Google map of all Canopy Tree Walk starting points.

Other Community Tree Walks

Ready for even more tree tours? Check out these local resources:

  • Gunn High School Campus Tree Tour – This self-guided tour of notable campus trees was developed by the Gunn High School library (with help from Canopy volunteer and Gunn teacher Carole Langston) to educate students, staff, and alumni about the majestic and inspiring trees on the Gunn campus.
  • Trees of Stanford – Maps and lists of noteworthy trees throughout the beautiful Stanford campus.
  • Stanford Spring Plant Walk – Two walks on the Stanford campus to enjoy in the Springtime, both of which include lovely trees as well as other flowering plants.


“On Canopy’s Tree Walks I’ve been learning about the latest in arboriculture as well as how to care for my own individual trees. What an invaluable experience!”
~ Dan Collins, Palo Alto resident