Tram Tours

Tram ToursAccommodates Groups Up To 42 Guests

Cost: * $6 per guest (guaranteed seating)

*For an interim period of weeks, the Trumpet Creeper Tram will offer ride-only tours, without narration, due to mechanical problems.  Tram tickets will be discounted to $2.50 temporarily.  The Arboretum apologizes for the inconvenience. 

Scheduled tour times Monday-Friday at 10:30 a.m., Noon, 1:30 & 3 p.m.
May 1 - mid Oct., 2018

Come on board the Arboretum Trumpet Creeper Tram for a narrated tour of the 1,200+ acres of gardens and woodlands highlighting tree collections, shrub displays and themed display gardens. Tour lasts approximately one hour.

Please call 612-301-7600 or email for more information.


Celebrations: Birthdays, Family Reunions, Graduations, Anniversary Parties and More!

Conveniently located in the Southwest metro area, with a wide range of accommodations for groups up to 375 people at competitive prices. Event spaces are available between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. during the winter months, and between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. during the summer. Special arrangements may be made for rentals during before and/or after-hours operation. In addition, admission to the Arboretum is included for all of your guests.

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Facility Tours

Private facility tours may be scheduled Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. custom to fit your needs. Please call in advance to schedule a tour time.

Please call Carissa Pfarr, Wedding and Private Events Manager at 612-301-7596  or email

Arboretum Catering

Arboretum Catering offers a delicious variety of food and beverage selections, with many menu items locally sourced.

See the Arboretum Event Catering Guide for more information on full-service catering.

See the Fall 2017 Limited Time Global Street Eats Menu.