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Welcome to McCrory Gardens!


TuliPalooza is now done for the season. 

2023 TuliPalooza Sponsors: Bruce Laughrey, Chris & Mary Chase, Town & Country Shopper, Joel & Marita Price, Becky & Bryan Peterson, The Sloss Family, MK Huggins, Keith, Roxie & Melissa Corbett, Wayne & Shari Budahl Avery, Morgan & Logan Kponyoh, David and Mary Caspers-Graper, Karen Bumann, SDSU Department of Natural Resource Management

Apply for Seasonal Gardener Opportunities & Guest & Venue Services Staff Positions

McCrory Gardens

Open Everyday
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.


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

McCrory Gardens Mission Statement

 "Connecting people and plants through education, discovery, research, and enjoyment of the natural and built landscape.”



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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McCrory Gardens News

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Cottage at McCrory Gardens

Big projects on horizon at McCrory Gardens

If Lisa Marotz has her way, big projects are on the horizon for McCrory Gardens.

Three SDSU attractions earn ‘Great Places’ designation for 2022

Three attractions on the South Dakota State University campus have made the cut in the South Dakota Department of Tourism’s listing of 2022 South Dakota Great Places.