Tours

Tram Tour

Trumpet Creeper Tram Tours

Join us for a narrated tram tour highlighting our varied collections, display gardens and demonstration gardens.

Duration: Approximately 55 minutes

Dates and Times: Tours run daily at 10:30 a.m., Noon, 1:30 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. (no 10:30 a.m. tour on Mondays).

Tickets: Same-day tickets are available for purchase in person at the Visitor Center Information Desk. Sorry, tickets are not available for pre-sale or online sales. Before you board, present your tickets to your tram driver.

Cost: $5/seat (starting Wednesday, June 2)
Price does NOT include Arboretum admission. Click here to reserve an admission ticket for each person to enter the grounds.

*The tram is designed for an adult audience. However, if children will ride, lap children ages three and under may ride on the lap of an adult; ages four and up must be in their own seat. 

Accessibility: There are two wheelchair-accessible seats available.

Departure Location: The tram boards from the parking circle in front of the Oswald Visitor Center. Please arrive no later than 5 minutes before your scheduled time.

Helpful Information

  • The tram departs on schedule, please be present by no later than five minutes prior to tram departure.
  • Tram will run during most weather conditions, please dress appropriately for the weather. In the event of unsafe weather conditions, the tram will be canceled and refunds will be issued at the Visitor Center Information Desk.
  • Seating has been temporarily modified for 2021 to accommodate safe social-distancing. Select rows of the tram will be left empty to allow for distance.
  • The Arboretum does not require masks outdoors for fully vaccinated people. Masks are available from the driver if needed.

Tram at the hedge display, photo Mark Maclennan, APS

Guided Walking Tours

Our guided walking tours have been suspended until further notice.

Motor Coach Tours

Our motor coach tours have been suspended until further notice.