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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Register for Bertie's Tea!

Join us on September 14 from 11am to 2pm for Bertie's Tea featuring interpretive naturalist, writer and photographer Guy Denny! This annual event celebrates the life and legacy of self-taught naturalist and Arboretum co-founder Bertie Dawes with great speakers, lunch, tea and the presentation of the Bertie Dawes Award.

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Join a daily tour included with admission!

Walking tours are available daily at 10am and Daweswood House Museum tours are available Monday through Friday at 2pm and weekends at 12pm and 2pm. Meet at the Visitors Center!

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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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