About The Arboretum
Founded to keep the city at the forefront of environmental and ecological issues, The Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens is a year-round destination with a wide variety of experiences, seasonal programs and events for all ages. It is an educational, recreational and cultural resource for the Kansas City region. Approximately 85 percent of the property is dedicated to the preservation and restoration of natural ecosystems. The remaining portion includes traditional botanical gardens and the Environmental Education Visitors Center (EEVC).
First Signs of Spring at the Arboretum – February 18, 2017
Winter Aconite (eranthis hyemalis) in the Monet Garden
Explore the Arboretum’s 300 acres and more than 800 plant species, including 45 acres of botanical gardens. Favorites include the award-winning Monet Garden and the Train Garden. Trails allow you to hike along Wolf Creek and into the restored prairie. Enjoy 38 sculptures, including the Chinese Cultural Exchange collection and temporary exhibits of varied art forms throughout the year.
Overland Park, KS 66013
|The Arboretum is open seven days a week.
Oct. 1-April 9: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
April 10-Sept. 30: 8:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
(Fourth Saturday of June: closes at Noon)
Dec. 25 - Closed
Free for members of Friends of the Arboretum
$1.00 Child 6-11
Free 5 years and younger