Parking at Matthaei

$2.20 per hour / $6 daily maximum

Parking kiosks are near the main and west entrances to the visitor center, as well as one near the shared use trail/campus farm parking lot. Kiosks accept coins and credit cards only, no bills.

The Matthaei Botanical Gardens lots are currently not included in the ePark system. Parking charges at Matthaei lots apply seven days a week, 8am–8pm.

Members park for free.

Nichols Arboretum

Limited street parking available.

City of Ann Arbor metered street parking is located at Nichols on Washington Heights and on Observatory. Street meter parking charges apply Mon–Sat 8am–6pm except Sundays and holidays.

Visitors may park in the UM blue lot M28 on Washington Heights for free after 5pm weekdays and on weekends. Visitors with UM blue passes may park at M28 and M95 on Washington Heights, or in M34 on Observatory.

During peak season, parking near Nichols Arboretum is very difficult.  Visitors are encouraged to use the Ann Arbor bus system.