Beech Creek Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve

11929 Beech St NE, Alliance, Ohio 44601

EMAIL:                                                PHONE:

info@beechcreekgardens.org        (330) 829-7050

HOURS / ADMISSION / CONTACT

Winter Hours (November 22 - December 28)

Friday & Saturday: 5-9 pm

Sunday - Thursday: Closed (as always, members have access to the grounds)

Areas Currently Available

  • Holiday Nights exhibits

  • Amazing Garden Plant Science Center

  • Hiking Trails

  • Nature Playce Playground

  • Log Playground

  • Gravity Glue

  • Visitor Center

  • Picnic Areas

  • Nature Store & Plant Sales

Parking

We offer free on-site parking. Handicapped parking is available directly outside the Visitor Center, Butterfly House, and Nature Playce. Even if you are not legally handicapped, if you have trouble walking, you may park in the handicapped parking spots.

Accessibility

All areas of our property are wheelchair/walker/stroller accessible except the hiking trails. Some areas of Nature Playce (nature playground) are ADA compliant.

Food & Beverage

We have pre-packaged snacks and beverages for sale in our Visitor Center, such as chips, cookies, crackers, fruits snacks, bottled water, soda, and tea.

Pet Policy

Pets are always welcome on our grounds, even inside the buildings. We just ask that you have them on a leash and clean up after them.

Smoking Policy

We are a 100% smoke-free establishment, including e-cigarettes. Smoking is not permitted anywhere on our grounds except the main parking lot.

Summer Camp

The weekly summer camp will not affect your visit in any capacity. The small group of campers do most of their activities in areas on the grounds not accessible to regular visitors.

Member Information

Members have access to the grounds every day from dawn to dusk. If the Visitor Center is unlocked, please sign in and get wristbands. If the Visitor Center is locked, you do not have to sign in, but please have your badge displayed at all times.

Group Tours

For groups of 10 or more, please call ahead for reservations. Click here to view the detailed Group Reservation Form. We do not offer group discounts at this time, with the exception of our Learning Trails school field trip program.

Holiday Hours

We are closed on New Year's Day, Easter Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. The Visitor Center will not be open on these days and there will not be any staff in the office. For all other holidays that fall in between our events and exhibits, such as Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Columbus Day, visitors have access to our Visitor Center, picnic areas, nature playgrounds, and hiking trails, subject to the respective General Admission fee.

2019 - 2020 General Admission Fee Schedule

 

Please note: Hours and General Admission change seasonally. See below for general hours and admission costs.

November 22 – December 28, 2019
General Admission: $7.00  (0-2 yrs free)
Friday & Saturday: 5–9PM

Sunday thru Thursday: Closed (as always, members have access to the grounds)

December 29, 2019 – January 3, 2020
Closed (as always, members have access to the grounds)

No one will be in the office Christmas Day & New Year's Day

January 4 – May 3, 2020
General Admission: $5.00 (0-2 yrs free)
Saturday: 10AM – 4PM

Sunday: 12PM – 4PM

May 4 – June 7, 2020
General Admission: $7.00  (0-2 yrs free)
Monday thru Saturday: 10AM – 5PM
Sunday: 12PM – 5PM

June 8 – September 13, 2020
General Admission: $8.00  (0-2 yrs free)
Monday thru Saturday : 10AM – 4PM
Sunday : 12PM – 5PM

September 14 – November 19, 2020
General Admission: $5.00 (0-2 yrs free)
Wednesday thru Saturday: 10AM – 4PM

Sunday: 12PM – 4PM
Monday & Tuesday: Closed (as always, members have access to the grounds)

November 20 – December 26, 2020
General Admission: $7.00  (0-2 yrs free)
Friday & Saturday: 5–9PM

Sunday thru Thursday: Closed (as always, members have access to the grounds)

December 27, 2020 – January 1, 2021
Closed (as always, members have access to the grounds)

No one will be in the office Christmas Day & New Year's Day

Notes for the 2019 Season

  • Trails are open for hiking during hours listed above – General Admission DOES apply.

  • Membership includes FREE general admission to the preserve for a year, and access to the hiking trails daily from dawn to dusk.

  • Plant & gift shop sales – Admission to these areas is FREE. You do not need to pay an admission fee to shop.

  • Senior discount is for ages 65 and older, and is $1 off general admission.

  • There may be fees for reserving or renting the Wildlife Observation Deck or use of the Community Room. Please contact us if you are interested in using these areas of the Visitor Center for a special event or occasion.

  • There is no additional admission fee for the Butterfly House or Plant Science Center, the General Admission paid for the “park” includes all areas to explore.

One Price - Access to Everything!

 

(General Admission cost is per person and includes

access to all available areas/exhibits)

General Admission         $7

Ages 3-64

Seniors                                $6

Age 65+

Members & children      Free

ages 2 and younger

Winter Admission

Nov 22 - Dec 28

Please purchase your daily pass

 inside the Visitor Center before exploring the grounds.

We accept cash, credit card, and check.

Due to our transaction fees, there is a $10 minimum to use a credit card.

Contact Us

info@beechcreekgardens.org

(330) 829-7050