Garden Etiquette

For the enjoyment of all visitors, and to ensure a memorable experience, advance registration is strongly encouraged. Entry to the Garden is by vehicle only. Parking is complimentary. Printed Garden Guides and maps are available at the ticket kiosk.

We look forward to your visit!

The Gardens are open May 3 ~ November 3, 2024.

Please observe the following rules of Garden Etiquette:

  • At all times, children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • The only animals permitted in the garden other than Greenwood’s own collection are certified service animals. 
  • For your safety and the safety of the animals in Greenwood’s collection, do not feed, chase, or provoke domestic animals and/or wildlife. Please enjoy the animals from a safe distance.
  • Due to the uneven paths and stairways, strollers are not permitted in the garden. For your convenience, we offer stroller parking on the East Terrace.
  • Bicycles and scooters are not permitted.
  • Food and beverages are to be enjoyed in Adelaide’s only. Personal water bottles are permitted in the garden. Please note: Adelaide’s is a covered area with bistro tables where you can enjoy the food and beverages you bring with you. Boxed water and beverages are available in the Welcome Center.
  • Garden photography is permitted so long as it does not interfere with the on-site experience of other visitors, such as blocking pathways and views. The use of tripods, screens, and props is not permitted.
  • Special occasion posed photography is not permitted for weddings, engagements, pregnancies, birthdays, proms, graduations, and other similar events, whether by professional, semi-pro, or amateur photographers. Greenwood reserves the right to determine what constitutes a formal posed photography session and will curtail sessions that do not fit our guidelines noted above.
  • Drone photography is not permitted.
  • Keep cell phones in silent mode so all visitors can enjoy our quiet oasis.
  • Remove all personal trash when you depart.
  • At all times, clothing and shoes must be worn.

Please refrain from the following:

  • Formal posed photography
  • Obstructing pathways
  • Entering ponds or water features
  • Climbing on or touching statuary
  • Entering areas that are roped off
  • Picking flowers or berries
  • Entering or disturbing plant beds
  • Tree climbing
  • Feeding, chasing, or provoking domestic animals and/or wildlife
  • Picnicking in the garden
  • Bringing blankets and chairs
  • Sunbathing
  • Drinking alcoholic beverages
  • Smoking or vaping
  • Playing active sports
  • Playing audible music
  • Flying drones
  • Making fires
  • Gathering for events
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