Our Current Hours

From April 1 to September 30, our hours are 8am to 7pm for Arboretum members and 9am to 7pm for non-members. Entrance gates will close at 6:30pm.

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Nature After Hours

Join us for Nature After Hours on July 18 from 6:30 to 8:30pm. Take a stroll down one of the main trails, watch the sunset disappear over the trees, enjoy live music in the All Seasons Garden or grab a bite to eat from a local food truck. Please note, this event is free with admission, however space is limited. Please register in advance for the after hours experience. Also, look for our Nature After Hours event on August 15!

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Front Entrance Closed July 27 until 12pm

For those planning to visit The Arboretum on Saturday, July 27, we advise you to wait until after 12pm as the front entrance will be closed for the Licking Memorial Health Systems For Your Health 5K Run/Walk.

Admissions Spring 2019

The Dawes Arboretum began charging admission fees to non-members on April 15, 2019. Arboretum admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 5 -15. Children younger than 5 will be admitted for free. Arboretum members do not pay an admission fee.

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From The Blog...

Daily Adventures at The Dawes Arboretum

By Mari Ann Moore, Marketing Associate The Dawes Arboretum spans nearly 2,000 acres, leaving plenty to do and to see on all of your visits. However, this summer there are additional opportunities to engage with The Arboretum! Join a guided walking tour daily at 10am to explore various portions of The Arboretum. These tours last […]

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