Tours

A variety of tours are available to fit your needs and group size!  Choose from a list of curated experiences, or give us a call to customize your visit.

Private Garden Tours

Walking tours are available from May to September for groups of five or more at $2.00 per person, plus daily admission (weekdays only).  Tours are approximately an hour in length, may include over one mile of walking, and must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance to ensure availability. Tours scheduled with less than two weeks notice will be accommodated as resources are available. Call or email for information.

Whiting Forest Tours

Walking tours at Whiting Forest are available from May to September for groups of five or more at $2.00 per person, plus daily admission (weekdays only). Tours are approximately an hour in length, may include over one mile of walking, and must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance to ensure availability. Tours scheduled with less than two weeks notice will be accommodated as resources are available. Call or email for information.

The PINES

Immerse yourself in the world that Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow sought to create within the home they helped design. The Pines offers a wide array of programs to help bring the story of the Dow family to life.

Golf Cart Tours

Experience the Garden from the comfort of a golf cart (five passenger maximum) May - September, Monday - Saturday. Choose from a 10:30AM or 2:30PM reservation as available. Tours are approximately an hour in length at $10.00, per cart, plus individual admission (cart fee due upon reserving.)  Call to secure your spot!

Self-Guided Tours

Interested in going solo? Check out our Interactive GIS Map with data pertaining to the Gardens collection of perennials and shrubs as well as curated walking tours. Or Dial 989.484.9064 on your mobile device, and enter an item number on the Map, followed by the pound key, for the audio tour.

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