PLAN YOUR VISIT

We look forward to seeing you

Hours

Open daily from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Members get early access to the gardens on Thursdays and Saturdays at 7:30 a.m.

Open until 8 p.m. Tuesdays March 19 through May 28

Wildflower Café is open daily from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Holiday Closures
Thanksgiving Day – CLOSED
Dec. 24 – 25 – CLOSED
Dec. 31 – Jan 1 – CLOSED

Admission Rates

FREE for Members
$12 Adults
$10 Seniors (65+)
$10 Non-UT Students (with college ID)
$6 Youth (Ages 5 – 17)
FREE Children 4 years and under
FREE UT Austin Students, Faculty and Staff (with ID)

Group Discounts »

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BEFORE YOU ARRIVE

Explore these resources to make the best of your experience

See What's In Season

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Explore Suggested Itineraries

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Book a Tour With a Guide

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Arrange a Field Trip

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Preview the Gardens & Trails

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Make Plans to Eat

EVENTS & HAPPENINGS

Participate in one of our popular events, standing tours or educational programs

Tuesday Twilights With a Twist

Tuesday Twilights With a Twist

On these special Tuesdays, we're staying open late and adding a "twist"!

Nature Nights: Arachnids & Insects

Nature Nights: Arachnids & Insects

Free family fun with a new theme each week!

Nature Nights: Geology, Fossils & Caves

Nature Nights: Geology, Fossils & Caves

Free family fun with a new theme each week!

Nature Nights: Life on the Prairie

Nature Nights: Life on the Prairie

Free family fun with a new theme each week!

Nature Nights: Birds of Prey & Reptiles

Nature Nights: Birds of Prey & Reptiles

Free family fun with a new theme each week!

Lady Bird Day

Lady Bird Day

Free admission, special exhibits and activities in honor of the Environmental First Lady

WHAT TO BRING

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BINOCULARS

The bird watching is grand!

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CAMERA

Read up on our photo policies here

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HAT & SUNSCREEN

Bring your own shade. It can be awfully sunny in Texas

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REFILLABLE BOTTLE

Stay hydrated during your visit

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COMFY SHOES

Bring the right shoes so you can explore all of our trails

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AUDIO TOUR

Get the TravelStorys app to enjoy our free audio tour

WHAT NOT TO BRING

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PETS

We allow service dogs only. Read the full policy.

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DRONES

Unmanned aerial vehicles are not allowed

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CIGARETTES

Leave your cigarettes and vapes at home