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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Prairie Notes Blog


Gardens of France: Seaside Plants of St. Malo

Posted on February 28, 2024 by Katie Schmidt

St. Malo is known as the corsair city; a place of pirates and lighthouses, rocky islands and medieval walls. Besides great history (and excellent pastry!), a botany-minded visitor in St. Malo can enjoy sightings of lichen, ferns, algae, and more. We did not visit one of the “gardens of France” in a traditional sense, but […]

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Gardens of France: Chateau de Chenonceau

Posted on February 20, 2024 by Katie Schmidt

Refined, elegant, and dare I say…lady-like? The castle and gardens of Chenonceau are truly a must-see in the Loire Valley. It is known as the ladies castle because of its many famous female inhabitants, as well as the fact that its construction and upkeep was overseen by women. With formal gardens surrounding it on two […]

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Plant Profile: Ozark Witchhazel

Posted on February 14, 2024 by Scott Vogt

This time of year we are looking for any hint of spring.  Often we can find tips of green from bulbs or swelling buds of the silver maple. On other trees, such as birch, hazelhut, alder and later willows, you can see catkins dangling from their branches.  One of the first harbingers of spring here at […]

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Upcoming Events


Murmurations & Exaltations: Birds and Birding in a Changing World

March 2nd, 2024 - March 2, 2024 7:30am - 12:00pm

Go Green Leprechaun Run 2024 (2mi / 10k / 81k Challenge)

March 16th, 2024 - 8:30am - 11:30am

The Arcadian Wild

March 17th, 2024 - 4:00pm - 6:30pm