Hours and Admission

COVID-19 Epidemic - Garden is Open

  • Please wear a mask and practice social distancing while visiting the Arboretum
  • Norrie's Gift Shop is CLOSED for in person shopping. Buy plants online at shopucscarboretum.com


  • The UC Santa Cruz Arboretum & Botanic Garden is open everyday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., except Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day and December 25 to January 1. A visit is worthwhile at any time of the year.

Admission to the Arboretum