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Laking Garden reduced hours Saturday June 15: Laking Garden will be closing at 2 p.m. for a special event. Hendrie Park / Rock Garden remain fully open until 8 p.m.

Temporary Closure of Rock Garden due to Hamilton entering Grey Zone

December 19, 2020

As Hamilton Public Health’s data continues to trend in a negative direction, due to COVID-19, Hamilton has been moved into the Grey Zone / Lockdown category effective 12:01 Monday, December 21.

In response to this direction, the Rock Garden at Royal Botanical Gardens will be temporarily closed to the public as of Monday December 21.

RBG trails and trailhead parking, including the Arboretum, remain open. Some trails are closed due to weather impacts. Find up-to-date information at:

Burlington facilities including RBG Centre and Hendrie Park remain open to the public, including Winter Wonders (Winter Wonders available for time-ticket holders only).

All programs scheduled at the Arboretum will be cancelled while Hamilton is in Grey Zone lockdown. Registrants will be contacted by email and a refund will be issued.

RBG will continue to follow the guidance from public health officials regarding the duration of this closure and advise visitors accordingly.

The safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers is of the utmost importance to Royal Botanical Gardens and we will continue to update staff and customers with any pertinent information as we receive further guidance from our public health officials regarding the duration of this closure in Hamilton Region.

Royal Botanical Gardens apologizes for the inconvenience caused by this closure.