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Please download and read our Photography Agreement before taking photographs on our grounds.

For non-professional photographers, please adhere to the Photography Guidelines listed below and mentioned in the Photography Agreement.

For professional photographers, please complete the Photography Agreement form and return to Beech Creek Gardens via email at info@beechcreekgardens.org, or by mailing to 11929 Beech St NE, Alliance, OH 44601.

Please note: A professional photographer is defined as someone who is paid for their services, whether they are photographing people or nature. If you are not financially compensated for your photographs, then we do not consider you to be a professional photographer according to our policies.

Photography Guidelines


  • Please do not enter flowerbeds, plant displays, or mulched areas.

  • Remain on the pathways and grassy turf at all times.

  • No alcoholic beverages may be brought into the Garden.

  • Do not disturb or remove plants, plant labels, or containers.

  • Do not move benches, displays, fences, etc.

  • Do not block entrances, pathways, or Garden areas for use by others in any way.

  • All cords or wires must be placed and guarded in a way that doesn’t alter the pathways and put Garden visitors at risk.

  • For the safety of others, drone photography is not allowed on the grounds.


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Beech Creek Gardens is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that operates on a 181-acre site in Stark County’s Washington Township in the heart of northeast Ohio. We provide educational opportunities and interactive experiences that inspire people to be good stewards of their communities and the world. 

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Beech Creek Gardens and these participating organizations & businesses in Stark County have pledged to follow Ohio Health Department's Responsible Restart Ohio sector-specific business guidelines for opening. We have implemented guidelines that protect the health of visitors and employees and help prevent the spread of COVID-19.