Highland, the first park in Rochester's Park System, is a world-class arboretum and National Register-listed landscape designed by Frederick Law Olmsted.


History and Olmsted Legacy

Horticultural Inheritance


Edward Mott Moore

Father of Rochester's Park System

Rochester's Early Lilacs

The 1912 Park

Rhododendrons & Azaleas

The 1912 Park

Frederick Law Olmsted

Father of American Landscape Architecture