The Woodlands are Open!

We are proud to open the first phase of the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden. The 60-acre Woodlands has 3 miles of trails designed to achieve our Mission to inspire people to grow through immersion in a world of natural outdoor wonder to nourish mind, body and spirit.

Open:
CLOSED LABOR DAY, SEPTEMBER 1st

Thursday: 9am-5pm, Last Ticket Sale at 4pm
Friday: 9am-5pm, Last Ticket Sale at 4pm
Saturday: 9am-Dusk, Last Ticket Sale at 6pm
Sunday: 9am-5pm, Last Ticket Sale at 4pm

Adults $9, Seniors $8, Children $6

What’s there now?

Today you can experience:

  • 3 miles of groomed trails with a 1 mile ADA-accessible trail
  • Family Moments stations that delight children and families
  • A serene Asian lotus pond, brought back to life after decades of pollution
  • The enchanting Margaret L. Simon Dogwood Meadow and Highmark white cedar gazebo
  • A historic farmstead featuring a 1784 log cabin, heritage apple orchard and herb garden

News

Immediate Need for Volunteers! Visitor receptionists, Greeters, and Trail Monitors are needed. There’s something for everyone! +View Available Positions

Pond Restoration Project Completed:
The Woodlands pond rescue plan is underway to eliminate acid mine drainage originating from an old coalmine.  +Read More
Storybook House (2)Storybook House Provides Enchantment for Young Visitors - Deep in the forest sits a children’s playhouse sheathed in cedar shake shingles and topped by a green, four-cornered roof. +Read More

 

 What’s Next?

The Garden’s remaining 400 acres will continue to be developed for years to come and will one day be a world-class botanic garden that includes:

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

Featured Events

  • Garden to Table
    September 21st, Justin Severino of Cure Restaurant will serve as head chef for the event, which will be held at the Garden’s new Bayer Welcome Center.