Policies and Guidelines

The Arboretum is fragile, help protect it by following these guidelines:

  1. Because of the delicate and valuable plantings along the paths we cannot allow dogs in the Arboretum.
  2. Please do not pick the flowers, plants, leaves, fruit or seeds.
  3. Please walk only on paths and grassy areas to avoid stepping on plants that have yet to emerge.
  4. Do not bring sports or game equipment, food, beverages or tobacco products into the Garden.
  5. Cars, bicycles, and other vehicles are restricted to the designated parking areas.
  6. You are welcome to take photographs, however they must be for personal use only.
  7. Wedding/Portrait photography by professional photographers is not permitted in the gardens.
  8. Images of Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens may not be used for commercial or advertising purposes without written permission from the Executive Director.
  9. We ask that you abide by the following guidelines while on the property:
  10. Set up tripods/easels on lawns or paved paths only, and not in garden beds.
  11. Follow the requests of gardeners and other Jenkins Arboretum staff.
  12. Respect the wishes of other guests, allowing for movement around you.
  13. Leave the garden as you found it.

We appreciate your understanding.