The Dawes Arboretum

7770 Jacksontown Rd.
Newark, OH 43056- Map It
Phone: (740) 323-2355

AAA Editor Notes

The Dawes Arboretum is 5 mi. s. on SR 13 to 7770 Jacksontown Rd. The nearly 2,000-acre arboretum has plant collections, gardens and natural areas. Twelve miles of hiking trails and a 4-mile automobile route are on the grounds. The Daweswood House Museum is furnished with 19th- and 20th-century antiques and family memorabilia. Guided tours are available. Pet friendly (call for restrictions/fees.).
Arboretum free. Daweswood House Museum $2; $1 (ages 0-12).
Hours: Daily 7 a.m.-dusk. Visitor center open Mon.-Sat. 8-5, Sun. and holidays 10-5. Guided tours of Daweswood House Museum depart Fri.-Sun. at noon and 2, May-Oct.; Sat.-Sun. at noon and 2, Mar.-Apr. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Allow 1 hour minimum.