Garden Etiquette

To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all visitors and to safeguard our valuable plant collections, we ask all to follow the guidelines listed below.  Visitors who choose not to comply may be asked to leave the Garden. 

  • Leave flowers and plants for everyone to enjoy. Do not collect or remove seeds, flowers, fruits, and vegetables, plant labels, etc.
  • Pets are not allowed. Special “Dog Days” – specific days and times when dogs are allowed - are noted on our calendar of events
  • All areas of the Garden are a nicotine-free environment, including electronic cigarettes and chewing tobacco
  • Stay on designated pathways at all times. Do not block pathways or access for other visitors.
  • Visitors should consult the Garden’s photography policy before planning to take pictures in the Garden. All posed portraits require a photo permit, regardless of whether the photos are taken by a professional or a family member.
  • Drone flying is not allowed over Garden property.
  • The Garden is a family-friendly environment. Appropriate attire is required on all guests at all times including shirts/tops, pants/slacks/shorts and shoes. 
  • Restrooms are not to be used for changing clothes, etc.
  • Children should be supervised at all times.
  • Do not feed or handle any wildlife. It can be harmful to them and you. 


Not allowed:

  • Pets except for designated seasonal Dog Day/Night events  which are designated on our calendar.
  • Outside alcohol, glass containers, chairs, tables, and portable musical instruments or players without headphones.
  • Nicotine products including electronic cigarettes and chewing tobacco.
  • Running, climbing, athletic games, kites, balloons, sport balls of any kind
  • Bicycles/tricycles, rollerblades, scooters, and skateboards are not permitted. Adult-controlled children’s items with wheels are permitted (e.g., strollers, wagons).
  • Wading or swimming in water features, pond or lake

Visitors grant permission to Tulsa Botanic Garden to utilize their image, likeness, and/or sound recordings for the purpose whatsoever in perpetuity.

Map of Tulsa Botanic Garden property