The Arboretum grounds are open from 8 am to 8 pm daily. 

The outdoor restrooms are open from 8 am to 8 pm daily.

The Dorotha Smith Oatts Visitor Center, Kentucky Children's Garden, and water fountains are closed.

Face coverings or masks are strongly encouraged.

Please follow all of our social distancing guidelines.

For the Commonwealth’s directives and protocols for limiting the spread of COVID-19, go to

There is no visitor parking on UK Football home game days (Oct. 3, 10 & 24; Nov. 14; and Dec. 5.) but the grounds are open. 

Game day parking and tailgating are prohibited.

Check our calendar or UKAA website for current dates.


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