Our gardens and natural areas are open free of charge, seven days a week, sunrise to sunset.
The F.R. Newman Arboretum is closed to vehicles during the winter months, but parking is available in the Mundy Wildflower Garden parking lot off of Caldwell Road.
Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center and Garden Gift Shop
The Nevin Welcome Center and Garden Gift Shop are open 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Sunday - Thursday; 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m Friday and Saturday.
Shop online for Garden Gift Shop merchandise
A selection of merchandise sold at our Garden Gift Shop in the Nevin Welcome Center is now available through The Cornell Store's online store. You can shop for some of our most popular items including "Magic Tees," mugs, magnets, guidebooks and more! Click here to browse the online store.
Metered parking at the Botanical Gardens
A new parking lot was built along with the Nevin Welcome Center. It is metered during the weekday from 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at $1.50 per hour (the first hour is free) for a maximum of three hours.
Visitors are not required to pay to park during evening hours and on weekends.