Visitor Information


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

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Posted on April 11, 2024 by Scott Vogt

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Posted on April 3, 2024 by Scott Vogt

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Posted on March 28, 2024 by Scott Vogt

Originally posted on May 1, 2019 This is such an important topic and such a huge problem that we thought it is worth sharing again. Several years ago, I noticed something disturbing was happening to our prairie reconstruction.  Small little trees were popping up throughout the original prairie planting. I could not figure out where they […]

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Upcoming Events

The Brother Brothers

April 21st, 2024 - 4:00pm - 6:30pm

FloraKansas Spring Member Day

April 25th, 2024 - 8:00am - 7:00pm

FloraKansas Spring Native Plant Days

April 26th, 2024 - April 29, 2024