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McCrory Gardens

Welcome to McCrory Gardens!

McCrory Gardens
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
5:30 p.m.
Party on the Porch Sep. 12, 19, 26

Party on the Porch

With your paid admission to the Gardens, enjoy the ambiance of live music and bring your own lawn chair or blanket. Also, enjoy delicious food options for purchase from our food truck!

September 19
September 26


Members: Free
Adults: $6
Senior ages 65 & over: $4
Youth ages 6–17: $4
SDSU Employees: $4 w/SDSU ID
Military personnel: $4 w/valid ID
Children ages 5 & under: Free
SDSU Students: Free w/valid SDSU ID

Arboretum Hours

The arboretum features 45 acres of tree and shrub collections and approximately 1.6 miles of trails that are open and accessible to the public from dawn to dusk.

Click on the links below to learn more about each of the memberships we offer!
Pay by credit card by choosing your desired giving level; you will be directed to the SDSU Foundation website
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Your membership gift supports McCrory Gardens' outreach, research and educational programs.

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Party on the Porch September 26

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McCrory Gardens and State Arboretum earn accreditation

South Dakota State University’s McCrory Gardens and the South Dakota State Arboretum have been awarded a Level 1 Accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum for achieving particular standards of professional practices deemed important for arboreta and bota

McCrory Gardens to open June 10

McCrory Gardens will open at 10 a.m. June 10. The gardens will be open Wednesdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. To ensure a quality visit, the last admission will be at 5:30 p.m.

The gardens will be closed Mondays and Tuesdays to allow cleaning of the numerous contact points.

TuliPalooza 2019 -THANK YOU SPONSORS!

Joe, Bev, Joseph and Cody Cassady

Brookings Area Master Gardeners

Phil, Phil Jr. and Renee Baker

General Federation of Women's Clubs, Brookings

Bill and Karen Bumann

Richard Scholten

Wayne and Shari Budahl Avery