Field Trips

What We Offer:

  • Educational wagon that covers Tree Anatomy,  it was developed for PreK-3, but can be adapted to many ages.  
  • Seasonal scavenger hunts that you are welcome to utilize.  They will be at the front desk of the day of your visit.   
  • Within the Childrens Garden, we have a Treefort that is a wonderful space for an outdoor classroom.
  • On the Great Lawn behind the Visitor Center, you will find picnic tables you may utilize if you choose to bring lunch.
  • Admission for field trips are reduced group rates of: $3 per student, $3 per educator and $6 per adult/chaperone.



  • What hours can I come out for a Field Trip? 
    Tue - Sun 10am - 5pm 
  • What happens if it rains? 
    Bring the rainboots!  We are open during all types of weather!  If necessary, we can reschedule your trip date at no additional cost.  
  • Can I get a tours or lessons from staff? 
    Unfortunately, at this time we are unable to accommodate private tours and lessons.  
  • When do I pay? 
    Client must purchase group admission tickets at least 48 business hours ahead of planned visit.  
  • How many parents should I bring? 
    TBG requires at least 1 chaperone per 8 children.  If chaperones are purchasing tickets on their own, please encourage them to purchase advanced tickets online ahead of the field trip.  It will make the check in process go smoother and more quickly.  Advanced online tickets $8, at the door tickets $10. 
  • What should I bring? 
    Pencils are helpful for the scavenger hunt.  A trash bag is great if you plan on eating lunch on site.  TBG has first aid kits on hand, but please bring any necessary medications/inhalers/EpiPens.  
  • Are there any indoor spaces available? 
  • I am a homeschool group, are parents considered educators?
  • Students in my group require a nurse/caretaker, how will they be charged? 
    As an educator - $3
  • Are you ADA accessible? 
    Our Visitor Center has ADA accessible restrooms, and a ramp that leads to the paved walkways in the Garden.  We have paved walkways through the Childrens Discovery Garden and Tandy Terraces.  The Great Lawn with the picnic tables is flat, but does not have a paved walk way. 


To book a Field Trip, please email the following information to

  1. Name of school and educator in charge
  2. Age group
  3. Number of students 
  4. Preferred visit date
  5. Contact email
  6. Contact phone number