The Arboretum

  • The Arboretum is open daily dawn until dusk for exploring
  • The Dorotha Smith Oatts Visitor Center is open:
    • March 27 – October 29: 
      Monday through Friday – 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
      Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m.
      Sunday 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    • Hours will change for the winter season
  • Admission to the grounds is free
  • Contributions may be deposited in the donation tube outside the Visitor Center

The Kentucky Children's Garden

Spring Hours: (Starting March 30)Thursday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Sunday 1:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Summer Hours (starting June 1): Wednesday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Sunday 1:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Fall Hours (starting August 1): Thursday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Sunday 1:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Kentucky Children's Garden Admission Fee
  • $3.00/person (under 2 free)
  • $10/day (up to 5 people)
  • $90 Season Pass (up to 5 people/visit)

KCG Membership Form

*The KCG will be CLOSED during inclement weather. Hours subject to change without notice.