PLEASE HELP KEEP THE GARDENS BEAUTIFUL
Arboretum buildings, gardens and grounds are TOBACCO-FREE. No pets or horses allowed on Arboretum grounds. Dogs allowed on designated All About Dogs Day events, April & November.
• Stay on walkways, nature trails and grass. Footsteps elsewhere crush plants and damage soil.
• Do not pick or collect materials from flowers, plants or trees. Leave everything here for others to enjoy.
• No climbing on trees, walls, rocks, statues or exhibits. Climbing is invited on play structures and certain exhibits where noted by signs.
• No wading in fountains, ponds or streams.
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• Teachers and chaperones must stay with their group at all times
• Bicyclists not allowed on Three-Mile Drive; no scooters, skateboards or in-line skates
• No pets except dogs assisting people with disabilities
• Respect others in your group and other visitors
• No vehicle parking on the grass
Join us on our two electric-powered, 11-passenger Circulators for FREE hop-on/hop-off transportation along Three-Mile Drive! This vehicle circles Three-Mile Drive on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. throughout the summer and into fall with three stops: Home Demonstration Garden (by greenhouse), Sculpture Garden and the Maze Garden. See the Arboretum in a new way and out of your car!
Photos and video for personal use are welcome. If you are using a tripod, please download the tripod policy. If you are a professional photographer: professional portrait photographers are required to purchase special-use permits for shooting on the Arboretum grounds. Special guidelines apply. Download the special-use permit form. We are only allowing a maximum of three (3) Daily Photography Permits on one day with no exceptions. A separate fee schedule applies to commercial photographers filming for advertising and marketing purposes. For further information, contact the Reservations Department at 952-443-1411.
If you are with a community group or civic organization interested in a donation of VIP admission passes from the Arboretum to assist in your fundraising, please fill out a form and submit your request. Allow for six weeks via mail delivery or a pick-up can be arranged. Sorry, no phone calls can be returned. You may email email@example.com for additional assistance.
Thank you for your interest in the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.
For general inquires, please call 952-443-1400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Got questions about problems in your home garden or landscape? Just ask a Master Gardener! Or stop by the Yard & Garden Desk in the Visitor Center, phone 952.443.1426
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THREE-MILE DRIVE STATUS
Three-Mile Drive closes to personal vehicle for the season November 15, 2012; reopens April 2013, exact day depending on weather. Walkers are welcome year round. Dates may change due to weather.
In an effort to reduce the amount of traffic on Three-Mile Drive and for visitor safety, bicycles are no longer allowed. Thank you for your understanding (see biking trail information below). Pedestrians are welcome year-round. Personal motorized vehicles allowed on Three-Mile Drive until sunset on designated dates from April - November as noted above. In winter 2013, Winter Wonder bus tours are offered Thursdays and Saturdays. Please check with Visitor Center information desk for tour times and tickets.
Minnewashta Parkway Trail
For bicyclists passing through the Arboretum on this regional bicyclling trail, there is no admission charge. If bicyclists wish to stop and visit the gardens and grounds, enter Arboretum buildings or use walkways and trails, a $5 day pass is required for trail users age 13 and up. Arboretum members, ages 12 and under are free. For a day pass, please pay at the Visitor Center or at secure lock box at trail entrance. Please lock your bike securely at bicycle racks only and affix day pass tag. Also, please note that bicycles are not permitted on Three-Mile Drive, Thank you for your cooperation.
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