Face coverings are no longer required outside or inside facilities. Reservations required for members and nonmembers.

8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218

Hours and Admission

Large Lagoon of the Lay Family Garden

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Hours and Admission

Hours of Operation | Admission Guidelines | Admission Costs | Additional Information

Hours of Operation

Open daily from 9am–5pm

Administrative Office Hours


Customer Service Hours


The Arboretum is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Admission to the Garden During COVID-19

We are excited to welcome you back to the garden and hope that you will enjoy the calm and beauty that nature provides. Our top priority is the health and safety of our guests and employees and we have put numerous safety protocols in place. We ask that you observe our new temporary guidelines.

Watch our video on how to reserve your timed tickets here.

Temporary Guidelines

Tickets and parking must be reserved online or by calling Customer Service at 214.515.6615 between 9am–5pm.

Effective May 19, face coverings are no longer required outside or inside facilities.

For temporary guidelines, accessibility and admission
please review our Know Before You Go FAQ.

Failure to comply with the rules may result in your removal from the premises. Please note that you are visiting the Dallas Arboretum at your own risk.

Admission Costs

Any Day
Jan 2 – Feb 19
Sep 1 – 18
Nov 2 – 25
Aug 1 – 31
Adult (13-64) $17 $5 $15 $2 FREE
Senior (65+) $14 $5 $12 $2 FREE
Child (2-12) $12 $5 $10 $2 FREE
Children’s Adventure Garden* $3 Closed $3 $3 Free
Parking $15 $15 $15 $5 FREE
Parking (online) $10 $10 $10 $5 FREE

Additional Information

Members Only Hours

Early Morning Walks

Spring through fall. Early Morning Walks begin at 7am and goes until 11am to allow you two hours in the garden before we open to the public at 9am, and then another two hours to enjoy the rest of your visit. Tickets must be reserved in advance.
No photography is allowed during this time.

Rainy Day Guarantee

If the rain won’t go away, you can come back another day! The Arboretum’s rainy day pass will guarantee another free entry if rain interrupts your visit. Tickets are issued at the ticket booth on the day of the occurrence only. Offer valid for a full paid general garden admission. Rainy day tickets are good any day from 9am-5pm for up to three months from the original date of purchase. Rainy day passes are only good for the original type of ticket purchased.

*This policy does not apply to the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden, the Cool Thursdays Concert Series or Parking.

See the beauty of the Arboretum

A New Experience Each Week

As a member of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, experience unique seasonal events throughout the year and get access to members-only events.