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The Dawes Arboretum’s nearly 1,800 acres has something for everyone. Hike our eight miles of trails, enjoy an informative auto tour, relax in our Japanese Garden, or take in breathtaking views from the Observation Tower. Explore, experience and enjoy the beauty of over 15,000 living plants. The grounds are open from 7am to dusk 362 days a year and admission is free.

Hours & Admission

Arboretum Hours:

Open at 7am
Auto Tour closes for entry at 8pm. Grounds close by sunset.
Closed New Year's, Thanksgiving & Christmas days.

Admission is free

Visitors Center Hours:

Monday - Saturday
8am - 5pm
Sundays and holidays
12pm - 5pm