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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, and admission is free.

Contact Us

Phone: 800.44.DAWES
Fax: 740.323.4058
E-mail: information@dawesarb.org
Mailing address:
7770 Jacksontown Rd., SE
Newark, OH 43056

Hours & Admission

Arboretum Hours:

Daily
Open at 7am
Auto Tour closes for entry at 4:30pm. Grounds close at 5pm.
Closed New Year’s, Thanksgiving & Christmas days.

Admission is free

Visitors Center Hours:

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