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Admission and Hours

Clark Gardens Hours of Operation
In case of inclement weather, please call ahead to be sure we are open. 940-682-4856

Business Office
Monday-Friday (year-round excluding holidays)
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Garden Hours - 2014/2015
In an effort to be a good steward of the environment, conserve natural water resources and reduce the amount of water used, Clark Gardens is adopting the following seasonal hours of operation.


August 29th through November 30th, 2014
(Labor Day weekend through Thanksgiving weekend)
Monday-Saturday: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

March 2nd, 2015 through July 5th, 2015
(the first weekend in March through July 4th weekend)
Monday-Saturday: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

- By Appointment Only

July 6th through August 28th, 2014.
December 1, 2014 through March 1st, 2015.
(Excluding private events and festival hours)

Private Events - Including Weddings and Receptions
Private events, including weddings and receptions, are available for scheduling year-round. Please contact the business office to schedule your event, and your pre-event tour of the Gardens.

Clark Gardens Members
During the "Summer & Winter Seasons," Clark Gardens Members may access the Gardens year-round by prearranged appointment made through the business office. This option is valid for Clark Gardens Members ONLY and their guests. This option is not valid for AHS reciprocating memberships.

Garden Tours
Garden Tours during Summer & Winter Seasons for non-Clark Gardens Members may be made by prior arrangement based on staffing availability. Please schedule your tour with the business office.

General Admission Fee
$7.00 per adults
$5.00 per seniors (65 and over)
$5.00 per child 5 to 12 years old
Free Children 4 years old and under

* Should you visit the Park and not find the attendant in the admissions booth, please use the "Honor Box" located on the front of the booth. All funds are used to maintain the Park for your enjoyment.

Festival Admission Fee
Festival admission fees vary by festival.
No senior discounts.
American Horticulture Society reciprocation memberships are not honored at festivals.

Dog Policy
Dogs are welcome to tour the gardens, at no additional charge. Dogs must be with their owner and on a leash at all times. Please pick up after your pet too.

Handicap Accessibility
Most all areas of the gardens are handicap accessible. We do not have wheelchairs available anymore.

Motorized Cart Tours
Motorized cart tours are available by prepaid reservation only.
$10.00 per person
There is a maximum of 5 people per cart.
There is a $30.00 minimum for cart tours.
The senior discount does not apply to cart tours.

G-Scale Model Train Operating Schedule
The G-Scale Model Trains run seasonally during our open season: Labor Day weekend through Thanksgiving weekend; and the first weekend in March through July 4th weekend.

Model Train Running Hours:
Monday-Saturday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and Sunday noon to 4:00 pm.

Annual Memberships
Membership allows unlimited visits to the Park for one year from the date of purchase. Read more about Clark Gardens memberships...

Bad Weather Note
Clark Gardens may close during inclement weather, including icy conditions. If bad weather is in the area, please call ahead to be sure we are open. 940-682-4856


Clark Gardens is 3 miles east of Mineral Wells, Texas and 1 mile north of Highway 180. From Highway 180, turn north on Maddux Road and go approximately 1 mile. The entrance to Clark Gardens will be on the right/east side of the road.

Clark Gardens Botanical Park is approximately 45 minutes from Fort Worth, Granbury, Stephenville and Jacksboro; and 15 minutes from Weatherford.