Our grounds are open

7a-dusk | 365 days a year

[ No admission fee ]


EXPERIENCE THE DUBUQUE ARBORETUM & BOTANICAL GARDENS

THE GARDENS

MANY

DIFFERENT TYPES OF GARDENS


02.

THE MAGICAL

A FOREST OF

MAKE-BELIEVES

+ DISCOVERY

For Day-Dreamers of All Ages

Coming 2026

THE SEASONS

FAMILY-FRIENDLY FUN THROUGH

ALL OF THE SEASONS!

So Many Things to See and Do

Photo Credit: CLARAfied Images

THE WEDDINGS

GARDEN CEREMONIES

+ RECEPTIONS


THE ART

STATUARY +

BLOWN GLASS ART EXHIBIT (2024)

Exhibit sponsored by



THE ARBORETUM

TREES + CONIFER COLLECTIONS



THE MUSIC

Free Outdoor Concerts

WHAT THEY'RE SAYING

"Beautiful location with lots of things to do. Walking trails, bike trails, koi pond, garden, playground, and more. My kids loved playing at the park and then getting fish food to feed the fish."

Google Review

WHAT THEY'RE SAYING

"We love your arboretum and gardens ... our first stop when we come to Dubuque, Iowa!"

Sharon Parcel / Riceville, Iowa

BE OUR GUEST

there's no admission fee

PARK GROUNDS

open 7a to dusk | daily

LOCATION: 3800 Arboretum Drive | Dubuque, IA 52001

PHONE: 563.556.2100

IN-SEASON HOURS

VISITOR CENTER + GIFT SHOP (May-Oct): Mon-Sat: 9a to 5p | Sun: 10a to 5p

OFFICE (Apr-Oct): Mon-Fri: 9a to 5p

PEAK-SEASON HOURS

VISITOR CENTER + GIFT SHOP (Jun-Aug): Mon-Sat: 9a to 5p | Sun: 10a to 8p

OFF-SEASON HOURS

VISITOR CENTER + GIFT SHOP (Nov-Apr): Closed

OFFICE (Nov-Mar): Tue-Wed-Thu: 10a to 3p