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Fagus 'Red Obelisk' and Lamp in the Fog.

The Baker Arboretum
P.O. Box One
Bowling Green, KY 42102
270.846.2397
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Baker Arboretum and Downing Museum entrance sign
 
 
 HOURS:
  • HOURS ARE (CST) 12:00 PM TO 6:00 PM, TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 12:00 TO 4:00 PM ON SATURDAY.
  • CLOSED ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY, NATIONAL HOLIDAYS, AND THE LAST TWO WEEKS OF DECEMBER.

 

 


ADMISSION:
  • FOR TOURS AND GROUPS OF 10 OR MORE, PLEASE MAKE  RESERVATIONS AT LEAST ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE.
  • TO MAKE RESERVATIONS, COMPLETE AND SUBMIT OUR RESERVATION FORM>>
  • THE TERRAIN IS HILLY AND COMFORTABLE WALKING SHOES ARE RECOMMENDED.
  • THE FACILITIES ARE NON SMOKING AND ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR PRIVATE RENTAL (WEDDINGS, PARTIES, ETC.)
  • VIDEO AND PHOTOGRAPHY ARE RESTRICTED.

DIRECTIONS:
  •  FROM I65: TAKE THE WILLIAM H. NATCHER PARKWAY EXIT TOWARD OWENSBORO, EXIT 20B.  GO TO EXIT 9, US-231/ MORGANTOWN RD. TURN RIGHT ON MORGANTOWN RD.
  • THE BAKER ARBORETUM AND DOWNING MUSEUM ARE LOCATED AT 4801 MORGANTOWN RD. 1/2 MILE WEST OF THE WILLIAM H. NATCHER PARKWAY.  ENTER ON THE LEFT AT THE NEW ENTRANCE. 

 MAP THIS LOCATION:  BAKER ARBORETUM AND DOWNING MUSEUM>>  CAUTION --MAPS SEND YOU TO THE EXIT.  TURN IN AT THE NEW ENTRANCE WITH THE SIGN PICTURED ABOVE. 

 

View of the surrounding hills

 

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 Last Modified 10/17/14