Driving Directions to the Arboretum

The Arboretum at Murray State University is located at the end of Hickory Drive just off of Main Street going west.

To Murray, Kentucky

Driving to Campus

Murray State is located in western Kentucky, approximately four hours by car southwest of Louisville, two hours by car northwest of Nashville, Tennessee.

From the Northeast by the Bluegrass Pkwy:

Take the Bluegrass to the Western Kentucky Pkwy. Continue west to I-24 and proceed west to the Purchase Pkwy. See under From the East or West by I-24.

From the East or West by I-24:

Take the exit for the Purchase Pkwy (Exit 25A) and proceed south approximately 15 miles. Exit onto Hwy 641 (sign marked "Murray State University" - Exit 41) and drive south to Murray. Continue south to Main Street and turn right (west). Drive until you come to a stop light. Continue straight on Main Street for ¼ a mile and turn left (south) on Hickory Drive.  Drive until Hickory and Locus meet then turn right (west).

From West or East by I-40:

Take I-40 to Highway 641 and proceed north to Murray. Continue to the intersection with Main Street and turn left (west). Drive until you come to a stop light. Continue straight on Main Street for ¼ a mile and turn left (south) on Hickory Drive.  Drive until Hickory and Locus meet then turn right (west).

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