Hours, Admission & Directions

We are open to the public and we look forward to your visit. No advance reservations required.

NOTICE: Due to the Castle Gardens Project construction, the castle is unavailable for public access or photography sessions at this time.

March 30, 2024 -
mid-December 2024

Tues - Sat:
10am - 4pm

Sundays:
12pm - 4pm

Closed on Mondays

Our Woodland Trails close daily at 3:30 pm

Admission

Members: FREE
Adults: $9
Seniors 65+ & Ages 6-17: $5
Children 5 and Under: FREE
Veterans, Active and Retired Military with ID: FREE

Winter Hours

Mid-December 2024-
Early Spring 2025

Tues - Fri:
10am - 4pm

Closed Saturdays, Sundays & Mondays

Admission

FREE for all members and visitors.
(Donations are appreciated!)

Yew Dell is Closed on

Every Monday
Kentucky Derby Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day (4th of July)
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
December 23, 2024 - January 1, 2025

If severe weather threatens during open hours we will close the gardens until the threat has passed.

Hounds on the Grounds

Bring your dogs for a stroll in the gardens!
On most Sundays, beginning March 31, 2024 to mid-December 2024 from Noon to 4pm, we allow leashed, well-behaved dogs for Hounds on the Grounds. Excluded (blackout) Sundays are listed below.

  • For the safety and enjoyment of all guests during our Sunday Hounds on the Grounds days, dogs must be held on a leash at all times and cleaned up after.
  • Hounds on the Grounds blackout dates for 2024 are:
    • June 2 for our Fairy Day event
    • October 27 for our Boo Dell event
  • We allow registered service animals to accompany visitors at any time.
  • No pets may be left in any vehicle in Yew Dell’s parking lot.
  • Please treat all wildlife and our garden cats with respect.

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Our Member Benefits

Yew Dell members are entitled to reciprocal benefits at hundred of botanical gardens across North America.

Driving Directions

Click on the tabs below for detailed directions or see our map below:

Take Exit 14 (Crestwood/Pewee Valley: Route 329) and turn right at the end of the ramp. Stay on the 4-lane 329 Bypass, to the second traffic light at Route 146/ LaGrange Road. Proceed under overpass and turn left onto Old LaGrange Road. Follow Old LaGrange Road for approximately half a mile to Yew Dell’s entrance on the right.

Take Exit 14 (Crestwood/Pewee Valley; Route 329) and turn left at the end of the ramp. Stay on the 4-lane 329 Bypass, to the second traffic light at Route 146/ La Grange Road. Proceed forward at light, go under overpass and turn left onto Old LaGrange Road. Follow Old LaGrange Road for approximately half a mile to Yew Dell’s entrance on the right.

Take Exit 19B from I-64 to I-265 (Gene Snyder Freeway). Continue on I-265 to I-71 North, Exit 35A. Take Exit 14 (Crestwood/Pewee Valley; Route 329) and turn right at the end of the ramp. Stay on the 4-lane 329 Bypass, to the second traffic light at Route 146/ LaGrange Road. Proceed forward at light, go under overpass and turn left onto Old LaGrange Road. Follow Old LaGrange Road for approximately half a mile to Yew Dell’s entrance on the right. 

Get on I-40W/I-65N. Continue on I-65N to Louisville. Take exit 125A to merge onto I-265/Gene Snyder Freeway. Take exit 30 for KY-146 toward Anchorage/Pewee Valley. Turn left onto Veterans Memorial Parkway. Turn right onto Old Lagrange Road. Follow Old LaGrange Road for approximately half a mile to Yew Dell’s entrance on the right.

Take I-65S toward Louisville. Take I-71N. Take Exit 14 (Crestwood/Pewee Valley; Route 329) and turn right at the end of the ramp. Stay on the 4-lane 329 Bypass, to the second traffic light at Route 146/ LaGrange Road. Proceed forward at light, go under overpass and turn left onto Old LaGrange Road. Follow Old LaGrange Road for approximately half a mile to Yew Dell’s entrance on the right.

Group Volunteer Form

To set up a group volunteering opportunity, please complete the form below. We will be in touch soon to help get you scheduled!

*Youth volunteers are age 6-17.

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