Health & Safety Updates

Last updated March 7, 2022

Arboretum grounds open daily from 7 am – dusk

In accordance with CDC guidelines, masks are no longer required in the Nature Center building. The Arboretum’s Emergency Preparedness Committee will continue to monitor COVID-19 Community Levels and make any necessary changes as levels fluctuate.

Nature Center & Nature Shop:

Open daily from 9 am – 4 pm.
Public bathrooms are open during park hours and can be found to the right of the Nature Center building’s entrance.

Park Health & Safety Tips:

  • Stay home and do not use trails if you are sick or experiencing symptoms
  • Follow CDC’s personal hygiene guidelines – wash your hands, do not touch your face, cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing
  • Pay for parking via the ParkMobile or ParkHouston app on your phone
  • Dispose of all trash – please do not litter

The health and safety of all of our members, visitors, staff, and volunteers is our top priority, and as such we want to keep you all informed of the Arboretum’s current plans surrounding public health during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The Arboretum’s Emergency Preparedness Committee is actively monitoring the situation and working with recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Houston Health Department.

For the most current information, please check this page for updates.

As we all work together to keep our community healthy and safe, we want to remind everyone that our trails remain open and available for your continued enjoyment.