Explore the Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens

Located near Signature Place is a beautiful 300 acre property known as the Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. It allows visitors to take a stroll through the gardens, see a sculpture exhibit, and hike along scenic trails. If these activities sound like fun, please continue reading for a more in-depth look at what you can see and do:


There are several colorful gardens such as:

Welcoming Garden – Situated at the entrance, the Welcoming Garden contains a variety of shrubs, flowers, and ornamental grasses.

Monet Garden – Designed to make visitors feel as though they stepped into a Claude Monet painting, this beautiful garden includes ponds, annuals, perennials, and willow trees.

Erickson Water Garden – The Erickson Water Garden features a stunning waterfall as well as butterfly plants, ornamental grasses, and over forty varieties of daffodils.

Marder Woodland Garden – This garden provides a shady walk along a bubbling brook, and it’s home to a koi pond, ferns, dogwoods, mayapples, and more.

Hiking Trails

You can explore approximately five miles of paved and wood chip hiking trails. Hikers along the Rocky Ridge Trail meander through a cedar forest along with hickory and redbud groves.

Visitors Center

The Environmental Visitors Center is where you can learn about birds and wildflowers as well as touch a shed snake skin.

Garden Cafe

To enjoy a light meal, stop by the Garden Cafe. Menu items include chicken salad on whole wheat bread, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, and turkey subs.

If you would like to live near the Overland Park Arboretum and other exciting area attractions, please contact us today and find out how you can make Signature Place your home!

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