Arboretum & Gardens:

  • Open daily April & May, 7 am-7 pm
  • Open daily June-August, 7 am-8 pm
  • Open daily September & October, 7 am-7 pm
  • Open daily November-March, 10 am-4 pm

Railway Garden

Open daily April-October 10 am-7 pm

Arboretum’s main entrance 450 West 100 North, Valparaiso

Administrative Office:

Open Monday-Friday year round, 8 am-4:30 pm

Office & Classroom entrance – 71 North 500 West, Valparaiso

All times listed on this website are in the Central timezone (CST).
We are located in Porter County approximately 15 minutes east of Interstate 65 and 10 minutes west of Valparaiso.


Admission includes parking and access to trails and gardens, including the Railway Garden. Admission fees go to support Taltree’s restoration, conservation and education initiatives. Taltree is a non-profit organization.


Members FREE
Children (age 4 and under)   FREE
Children (ages 5-12) $5
Children (ages 13-17) $10
Adults    $10
Seniors (55+)      $6
College students  $5 (with valid id)
Active Military     $1 (with valid id)


* Daily rates. Special event entry fees may apply.