Dyck Arboretum of the Plains

LASR - Hesston, Kansas - Dyck Arboretum of the PlainsThe Dyck Arboretum of the Plains is and outdoor education facility with a unique mission--"to foster an appreciation of the natural beauty of Kansas." This one-of-a-kind purpose is carried out through gardens, displays, and landscape plantings within the Arboretum and through an active educational program.

Special horticultural collections are being developed emphasizing native or unfertilized non-native plants. These special collections presently include pines, oaks, viburnums, and lilacs. A dwarf shrub display features species and varieties that are suited to today's smaller home landscapes. Other collections include a Kansas wildflower exhibit, a bird watching area, native turfgrasses, and a lake and island garden.

Hours: Every day, year round, from sunrise to sunset.
Admission: Free
Facilities: There are presently no restroom facilities at the Arboretum. The Arboretum office is located on the campus of Hesston College.
Tours: Guided tours are welcome and can be arranged by calling the Arboretum office at (316) 327-8127

To: Harvey County
To: Hesston

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