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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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ADMISSION IS BY RESERVATION ONLY.

 
ADMISSION:
  • PLEASE MAKE RESERVATIONS AT LEAST ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE.
  • TO MAKE RESERVATIONS, COMPLETE AND SUBMIT OUR RESERVATION FORM>>
  • THE FACILITIES ARE NON SMOKING AND ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR PRIVATE RENTAL (WEDDINGS, PARTIES, ETC.)
  • CLOSED ON WEEKENDS, NATIONAL HOLIDAYS, THE LAST TWO WEEKS OF DECEMBER AND WKU FALL AND SPRING BREAKS>>.

HOURS:
THE BAKER ARBORETUM
  • HOURS ARE (CST) 10:00 AM TO 2:00PM,  MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
  • THE TERRAIN IS HILLY AND COMFORTABLE WALKING SHOES ARE RECOMMENDED.
THE DOWNING MUSEUM
  • CLOSED FOR RECONSTRUCTION.
  • 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, ON THE LEFT

 MAP THIS LOCATION:  BAKER ARBORETUM AND DOWNING MUSEUM>>

 

View of the surrounding hills

 

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 Last Modified 9/24/14