PLAN YOUR VISIT

We look forward to seeing you

Hours

Open daily from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (closed some holidays)

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

Wildflower Café is open daily from 9:30 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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Click here to learn about road construction detours on Loop 1 (MoPac)

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

Lady Bird Day

Lady Bird Day

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

Movies in the Wild: Some Like It Hot

Movies in the Wild: Some Like It Hot

Grab your buds, your blanket and stretch out under the sky for fun summer cinema on the Play Lawn

Movies in the Wild: The Sandlot

Movies in the Wild: The Sandlot

Grab your buds, your blanket and stretch out under the sky for fun summer cinema on the Play Lawn

Movies in the Wild: The ‘Burbs

Movies in the Wild: The ‘Burbs

Grab your buds, your blanket and stretch out under the sky for fun summer cinema on the Play Lawn

Movies in the Wild: Clueless

Movies in the Wild: Clueless

Grab your buds, your blanket and stretch out under the sky for fun summer cinema on the Play Lawn

Fall Native Plant Sale: Members Only

Fall Native Plant Sale: Members Only

A special member benefit featuring more than 300 species of Texas native plants

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