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The Dawes Arboretum’s nearly 2,000 acres has something for almost everyone. Hike our 12 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 daily, 362 days a year.

Contact Us

Phone: 800.44.DAWES
Phones are answered Monday-Saturday, 9am to 5pm. Sundays and Holidays, 11am to 5pm unless otherwise noted. Phones are answered when the Visitors Center is closed.
After Hours Security: 740-225-4974 (Use this number outside of the hours for the main number)
E-mail: information@dawesarb.org
Mailing address:
7770 Jacksontown Rd., SE
Newark, OH 43056

Hours & Admission

Arboretum Hours:

Arboretum Members: 8am to 5pm (through February)
Non-Members: 9am to 5pm (through February)
Registrations are required for non-members. 
Please read the updated guidelines on visiting The Arboretum.

Arboretum admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 5 -15. Children younger than 5 will be admitted for free. Arboretum members will not be charged admission.

Visitors Center Hours:

Monday – Saturday
Closed
Sundays
Closed