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 & Gift Shop Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
*seasonal hours and holidays may apply
Photographers, click here to consult our photography policy.
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