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VISIT

Hours, Location & Admission

2715 S. Main St.
Rockford, IL 61102

HOURS
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9 am – 4 pm*
*Last entry at 3:30 pm

Wednesdays & Saturdays: 9 am – 8 pm*
*Last entry at 7:30 pm

Nancy Olson Children’s Garden & water features close daily 30 minutes prior to grounds closing

ADMISSION

  • Adults: $8
  • Seniors (62+): $5
  • Students (18+ with ID): $5
  • Children: $5
  • Children 3 and under: free

 

Leashed dogs are welcome!

No scooters, skateboards, bicycles or in-line skates.

 

CONTACT US
(815) 965-8146
Email Klehm

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For a list of Frequently Asked Questions, including Arboretum Etiquette, click here.

Hours (variable by season)

  • Summer:
    • Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday: Grounds & Visitors Center open daily, 9 am – 4 pm (time of last entry is 3:30 pm.)
    • Wednesdays & Saturdays: Grounds & Visitors Center open 9 am – 8 pm (time of last entry is 7:30 pm.)
    • PLEASE NOTE: The water features in the Nancy Olson Children’s Garden close daily 30 minutes prior to grounds closing.
  • Spring & Fall
    • Grounds & Visitors Center open daily, 9 am – 4 pm (time of last entry is 3:30 pm.)
  • Winter (November – February)
    • Grounds & Visitors Center open Monday through Saturday, 9 am – 4 pm (time of last entry is 3:30 pm.)
    • CLOSED Sundays.

Holiday Closures

  • New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day
  • Easter Sunday
  • Thanksgiving Day & Thanksgiving Friday
  • Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

Closures Due to Inclement Weather

Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden may close unexpectedly due to inclement weather. In these cases, please visit Klehm’s Facebook and Instagram pages for up-to-date information and hours.

Admission

  • $8 per adult (age 18 – 61)
  • $5 per senior adult (age 62+)
  • $5 per child (age 4 – 17)
  • Free for children age 0 – 3
  • Free for Klehm members
  • Free for any individual or family that receives SNAP benefits (such as EBT or WIC). For more information, click here.

Daily admission includes access to all 155 acres of Klehm’s wooded trails, paved paths, botanical gardens, and the Nancy Olson Children’s Garden.

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Trail Guide

  • To download an English version, click here.
  • To download a Spanish version, click here.

Become a Klehm Member

One of the many benefits of becoming a Klehm member is free year-round daily admission to our grounds and gardens. To learn more about Klehm memberships and purchase your own, click here.