Location177 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.Get directions
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 Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Saturdays: 9:00am - 2:00pm (May 1 - October 15 ONLY, closed in the off season)
* The Visitor Center is closed to the public from December 24 through the first Monday in January.
Photographers, click here to consult our photography policy.
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