Visitor Information


Location

177 W Hickory St
Hesston, KS 67062

Arboretum Visitors are welcome year round, 7 days a week, sunrise to sunset. Children must always be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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General Admission

Members are admitted free of charge.
Adults – $2.00 per visit
Children under 12 – $1.00 per visit

General admission may be placed in the brown metal payment pole located at the southeast corner of the Visitor Center, or brought in to the receptionist during Visitor Center open hours.

Visitor Center & Gift Shop Hours

Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
*seasonal hours and holidays may apply

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The Dyck Arboretum of the Plains cultivates transformative relationships between people and the land. Your annual membership supports the Arboretum’s mission. Your partnership ensures its growth.

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Support the Arboretum

Through event sponsorship, corporate matching gifts, memorials, and in-kind donations, Dyck Arboretum has a variety of ways to support its ongoing work.

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Prairie Notes Blog


Peonies, please!

Posted on May 22, 2024 by Katie Schmidt

Peonies are in full bloom right now, and what a show! They are an old fashioned favorite, and a plant can only achieve such a title by being easy enough to grow that it lives on to be beloved by multiple generations. Don’t we all remember peonies in grandma’s garden? As well recognized as they […]

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Early May Blooms at the Arboretum

Posted on May 7, 2024 by Scott Vogt

As we work further into spring, I thought I would share some rare and some common prairie plants in bloom at the Arboretum the first week of May. Enjoy! We have been fortunate to receive just enough rain to green up the prairie nicely. If you are in the area, stop by and see the […]

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FloraKansas Greenhouse Guide

Posted on April 23, 2024 by Katie Schmidt

When you visit the greenhouse during our FloraKansas fundraisers, you may notice some signage hanging over the aisles: Shade, Adaptables, Natives for Sun. This post will help you make sense of how we organize the species so you can find exactly what you want and start planting! Shade In the north aisle you will find […]

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Upcoming Events


Summer Music Nights: Hearts 4 Him

June 6th, 2024 - 7:00pm -

Summer Music Nights: The Sassanachs

June 20th, 2024 - 7:00pm -

Nature Book Club

July 22nd, 2024 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm