Nature that nurtures.

The 300-acre Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens is an educational, recreational and cultural resource for the Kansas City region.

At the Arboretum, you’ll experience gardens with more than 1,700 species of plants, a variety of landscapes, including meticulous gardens, wild hiking trails, and open prairie, and different educational opportunities around every bend in the path.

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Skip the line and purchase your tickets before you arrive at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens.

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8909 W. 179th Street
Overland Park, KS 66013




Open daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Last entry 30 minutes before closing.


Children ages 5 and under are free.
$2 ages 6-17
$5 ages 18+

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Upcoming Events

In addition to regular operating hours, the Arboretum hosts many events and programs. Join us for a children’s event, art class, and more.

Friends of the Arboretum members visit the Arboretum for free, any day.

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Bird Walk


March 23, 2024
9:15 am


Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens

Friends of the Arboretum

Friends of the Arboretum is a membership group operating as part of The Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park. The Friends support the Arboretum with annual membership opportunities, a donor program, special events throughout the season, and educational and volunteer programs.


Friends of the Arboretum memberships provide free admission to the Arboretum, plus:

  • Preview night access to the spring plant sale
  • Discounts on classes
  • Annual Friends of the Arboretum social event invitations
  • Monthly e-newsletters
  • Reciprocal admission to other American Horticultural Society gardens, arboreta, and more.

Join the Friends of the Arboretum on the Arts & Recreation Foundation of Overland Park website.

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