The Woodlands
is Open until
November 23rd!

We are proud to open the first phase of the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden. The Woodlands is 60-acres and has three miles of trails designed to inspire people to grow through immersion in a world of natural outdoor wonder to nourish mind, body and spirit.

Thursday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – Dusk
Sunday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Members Free, Adults $9, Seniors $8, Children $6, Children Under 3 Free

Ticket Sales closes at 3:30 pm

    What’s there now?

    Today you can experience:

    • Three miles of groomed trails with a one mile ADA-accessible trail
    • “Family Moments” Play-and-Discovery stations to delight children and families
    • A serene Asian lotus pond, brought back to life after decades of pollution
    • The enchanting Margaret Lawrence Simon Dogwood Meadow and Highmark white cedar gazebo
    • A historic farmstead featuring a 1784 log cabin, heritage apple orchard and herb garden


    Japanese-Style Garden Underway – The Japanese-style garden around the Lotus Pond, which is newly restored from decades of acid mine drainage, is under development.+ Read More
    River of Bulbs Planted - Spring will arrive with a burst of color below the Margaret Lawrence Simon Dogwood Meadow, thanks to a river of 18,000 bulbs that were planted during the latest Grow the Garden Day.+Read More

    Volunteers Begin Planting Celebration and Rain Gardens -
    Trees, shrubs and some perennials have been planted around the Bayer Welcome Center in the Celebration and rain gardens.+Read More


    What’s Next?

    The Garden’s remaining 400 acres will be developed to include:

    • 18 distinct gardens
    • 5 diverse woodlands
    • Outdoor Amphitheater
    • Fred Rogers Garden of Make Believe
    • Orangery
    • Celebration Center for weddings and events
    • Center for botanic research