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Rowe Arboretum

History

Founded by Stanley M. and Dorothy Rowe in 1926 as their estate garden devoted to collecting botanical specimens from around the world.

Located within Indian Hill, the 9.75 acre sites mission is to provide a beautiful display of evergreens and companion planting in a setting that imparts an education about the plants and the history of the Arboretum.

Notices

Effective January 1, 2024, the Stanley M. Rowe Arboretum will be implementing a No Pet Policy.
Dogs and other pets are not permitted anywhere on Arboretum grounds. The Arboretum No Pet Policy is for the safety of your pet, our living plant collections, and/or visitors.

Upcoming Events

No events at this time.

 

Rowe Arboretum Contact

(513) 561-5151

Rowe Arboretum

4600 Muchmore Rd,
Cincinnati, OH 45243

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Open 7 Days

March thru October
7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

October thru March
8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

May 28 through June 7, 2024, the Arboretum driveway entrance will be closed to vehicle entry for mulch installation. Parking along arboretum drive will be permitted for walk in access only.

Admission is Free

Owned by the Village of Indian Hill, we are a non-profit organization funded by an endowment and the generous support of members and visitors. If you wish to make a donation, a box is located in the garage door of the Arboretum center. Tax-deductible gifts made toward our upkeep and special projects are greatly appreciated.

Alternatives to Invasive Plants

Please visit https://www.oipc.info/uploads/5/8/6/5/58652481/alternatives_for_invasive_plants.pdf to learn more about alternatives to invasive plants.

Visitor Guidelines

The grounds are open 7 days a week during posted seasonal hours of operation. Please limit visits to these times, as the Arboretum is patrolled 24 hours a day. Dogs and other pets are not permitted anywhere on Arboretum grounds. The Arboretum No Pet Policy is for the safety of your pet, our living plant collections, and /or visitors. The paths are for the leisurely enjoyment of the gardens. Refrain from running or bicycling. No picking or cutting of any plants without our approval. Lastly, please honor the signs respecting the neighboring properties surrounding the collections by staying in the maintained areas of the Arboretum.

Membership Guidelines 

A.Even though we are open to the public and do not charge admission, we offer to any interested visitors the opportunity to join our growing list of members and supporters (membership form available here). The continued support helps in covering expenses and making improvements. Our goal is to someday become self supporting through our endowment and offer the public a complete Arboretum experience.

Garden clubs and other horticultural organizations are welcome to join too, and enjoy other benefits that we’d be glad to discuss with you.

Call the Arboretum Office at  (513) 561-5151 or [email protected] for questions about membership.

If you wish to help out with our gardening chores and learn about our interesting facility, please contact the Arboretum office

Please contact the arboretum for details about:

  • Tours
  • Volunteer Opportunites
  • Special Events
  • Honorary or memorial planting/projects
  • Estate planning gift

The American Conifer Society
has officially recognized the
Rowe Arboretum as a
Conifer Reference Garden

Order and membership forms available here.

Plant for Pollinators Challenge

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With a population of around 6,087 people, it is technically a city but its life style over the years has remained constant, that of a quiet residential community. Indian Hill is located in Hamilton County, Ohio, just a few miles northeast of the City of Cincinnati.

Contact Us

6525 Drake Rd,
Cincinnati, OH 45243
(513) 561 - 6500

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