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The Dawes Arboretum provides ideal gathering places for your next meeting, conference, or program.

 

Shelter House (1)Shelter House

The Main Shelter House is located on the edge of the Deep Woods adjacent to the Cypress Swamp. This area is equipped with picnic tables, trash/recycling receptacles, electrical outlets, portable toilets and access to indoor restrooms in the Visitors Center.

 

 

 

Red Barn

The Red Barn at The Dawes Arboretum offers a beautiful picnic setting for your next event. This area is a unique venue located just north of our Main Grounds.

 

 

 

 

For pricing and complete details, please contact our Guest Services Manager at specialevents@dawesarb.org.

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