Field Trips

Tulsa Botanic Garden is a living laboratory for students of all ages!

Pre-K through college students can experience the wonders of nature through hands-on learning and discovery.

Our Children’s Discovery Garden offers areas for discovery and exploration at the Round Pond, Bog Bowls, Sensory Walk, Spring Giant, Art Wall, Stream Valley, Meadow, Tree Fort, Butterfly Stroll and Hummingbird Walk.
The entire garden offers areas to investigate pollinators, plant adaptations and more!

What We Offer:

  • Our Educational wagon covers Insect Anatomy and life cycle and Pollination study. It was developed for PreK-3, but can be adapted to many ages.
  • Seasonal scavenger hunts are available in our Visitor Center.
  • On the Main Lawn behind the Visitor Center, you will find picnic tables you may utilize if you choose to bring lunch.
  • PRICING (minimum of 10 people required):
    $3 per student, $3 per educator or required chaperone. We require a minimum of 1 chaperone per 8 students. Any additional adults beyond that ratio are $9/person for groups of 20 or more, or $10 for groups between 10 and 20.  These discounted admissions only apply for groups paying for the students and required chaperones in one payment. No other discounts/offers apply. Payment method must be confirmed 48 hours in advance.
  • To schedule a field trip/group visit, please fill out the form belowAllow a minimum of 10 days for scheduling and confirmation.

Field Trip FAQ's:

What hours can I come out for a Field Trip?
Tue – Sun 10am – 5pm.  The Garden is closed for general admission in January, February and December. 

What happens if it rains? 
Bring the rain boots! We are open during all types of weather! If necessary, we can reschedule your trip date at no additional cost, if space/scheduling permits.

Can I get a tours or lessons from staff?
Unfortunately, at this time we are unable to accommodate private tours and lessons.

How many parents should I bring?
We require at least 1 chaperone per 8 children. If chaperones are purchasing tickets on their own, please encourage them to purchase advanced tickets online ahead of the field trip. It will make the check-in process go smoother and more quickly. 

What should I bring?
Pencils are needed for the scavenger hunt. A trash bag is great if you plan on eating lunch on site. The Garden has first aid kits on hand, but please bring any necessary medications/inhalers/EpiPens.

Are there any indoor spaces available?

I am a homeschool group, are parents considered educators?
Yes. However, you must pay for your group with one payment method. Group discounts do not apply if each family pays separately at the door. 

Are you ADA accessible?
Our Visitor Center has ADA accessible restrooms, and a ramp that leads to the paved walkways in the Garden. We have paved walkways through the Children’s Discovery Garden, Tandy Floral Terraces, Bumgarner Family Foundation Lotus Pool and Stanford Family Liberty Garden. The Great Lawn with the picnic tables is flat lawn, but does not have a paved walk way. Portions of the Lake Trail are gravel and sloped and are not accessible.  The Cross Timbers Nature Trail is mowed path through native prairie and forest and is not accessible. 

Field Trip Inquiry

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