Hours and Directions

Hours

The Garden is open year-round, Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The Garden is closed Christmas and Mondays, except for federal holidays.

Other special exhibitions and events, such as Members-only Previews, may cause early closing of Garden areas. Please confirm hours on the day of your visit by calling 718.817.8700. To find out about becoming a Botanical Garden Member and the many special benefits Membership offers, or to join online, click here.

Directions

Please use Garden directions listed below as they are faster and more accurate than GPS systems.

To the Garden by Public Transportation

By Metro-North Railroad

Take the Metro-North Harlem local line to Botanical Garden Station. Walk across Kazimiroff Boulevard to the Garden's Mosholu Gate entrance. Just 20 minutes from Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan Also convenient from other locations

By Subway

Take the B, D, or 4 train to Bedford Park Blvd Station. From the station exit:

  • Take the Bx 26 bus east to the Garden's Mosholu Gate entrance.
  • OR walk eight blocks down the hill on Bedford Park Blvd to the end (approximately 20 minutes). Turn left onto Kazimiroff Blvd and walk one block to Mosholu Gate entrance.

For schedules and maps, visit the MTA Web site.

To the Garden by Car

From Manhattan (West Side)

West Side Hwy North to Henry Hudson Pkwy North to Mosholu Pkwy (Exit 24). Continue to the end. Turn right onto Kazimiroff Blvd. At the third traffic light, turn left into the Garden.

From Manhattan (East Side)

FDR Drive North to Robert F. Kennedy Bridge (formerly the Triboro Bridge) to Bruckner Expwy East (I-278) to Bronx River Pkwy North to Fordham Rd (Exit 7W). Merge onto Fordham Rd and stay in right lane. Turn right onto Kazimiroff Blvd, and continue to the Garden entrance on the right.

From Westchester County

Saw Mill River Pkwy South to Cross County Pkwy East (OR Hutchinson River Pkwy South to Cross County Pkwy West) to Bronx River Pkwy South to Fordham Rd (Exit 7W). Merge onto Fordham Rd and stay in right lane. Turn right onto Kazimiroff Blvd, and continue to the Garden entrance on the right.

From Connecticut

New England Thruway South (I-95) to Pelham Parkway West (Exit 8C). Pelham Pkwy turns into Fordham Rd after 2 miles. Turn right onto Kazimiroff Blvd, and continue to the Garden entrance on the right.

OR Merritt Pkwy South to Hutchinson River Pkwy South to Cross County Pkwy West to Bronx River Pkwy South to Fordham Road (Exit 7W) Merge onto Fordham Rd and stay in right lane. Turn right onto Kazimiroff Blvd, and continue to the Garden entrance on the right.

From Long Island

Throgs Neck Bridge to New England Thruway (I-95) North to Pelham Pkwy West (Exit 8C). Pelham Pkwy turns into Fordham Rd after 2 miles. Turn right onto Kazimiroff Blvd, and continue to the Garden entrance on the right.

From Upstate NY

NYS Thruway South (I-87) to Saw Mill River Pkwy South (Exit 7A, just south of I-287) to Mosholu Pkwy (Exit 24). Continue to the end. Turn right onto Kazimiroff Blvd. At the third traffic light, turn left into the Garden.

From New Jersey

George Washington Bridge to Henry Hudson Pkwy North to Mosholu Pkwy (Exit 24). Continue to the end. Turn right onto Kazimiroff Blvd. At the third traffic light, turn left into the Garden.

From Brooklyn and Queens

Bronx-Whitestone Bridge to Hutchinson River Pkwy North to Bruckner Expwy West (I-278) to Bronx River Pkwy North to Fordham Rd (Exit 7W). Merge onto Fordham Rd and stay in right lane. Turn right onto Kazimiroff Blvd, and continue to the Garden entrance on the right.

Directions from Manhattan or Long Island may be preferable, depending on your starting point.

Parking

On-site Parking: $12 per vehicle

Independent Parking Garages

The following private parking garages are located in the area:

  • 2 J's Parking Lot
    2776 Webster Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10458

  • G & R Parking Services
    1 Fordham Plaza
    Bronx, NY 10458

  • J & A Parking
    374 East 184th Street
    Bronx, NY 10458

  • M.P. Tiebout Parking
    2468 Tiebout Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10458

  • Manhattan Parking Garage
    260 East 188th Street
    Bronx, NY 10458