TRAM TOURS. Come on board the Arboretum Trumpet Creeper Tram for a narrated tour of the 1,215 acres of gardens and woodlands highlighting the many collections, display gardens and demonstration gardens. The tram accommodates 42 people with one wheelchair space. 

Tram tours are offered the following days/times from May 3 through Oct. 15, 2017:

  • Mondays at noon, 1:30 and 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday-Sunday at 10:30 a.m., noon, 1:30, 3 p.m.

The cost for the tram ride is $5, with children 2 and under free. Tickets are for sale at the Oswald Visitor Center on a first- come, first-served basis.

Please note: Due to the annual fundraiser Gala in the Gardens, there will be no Tram Tours running after 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 22.

FREE GUIDED WALKING TOURS. These 60-minute guided tours will visit different gardens at their glorious peak bloom to pick up gardening ideas and help you reconnect with nature's serene beauty.

Guided walking tours are offered the following days/times from May 4 through Oct. 8, 2017:

  • Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
  • Saturdays at 1 p.m.

Free with gate admission, meet in Oswald Visitor Center.


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