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11030 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106

Please note that while our address is 11030 East Boulevard, our main entrance and parking garage are on Wade Oval, around the block from our mailing address.

Cleveland Botanical Garden is conveniently located in University Circle, minutes from downtown Cleveland and easily accessible from most major highways. We are near the Cleveland Museum of Art and Cleveland Museum of Natural History. The Garden is three miles south of I-90 using the Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard exit (#177).


The Botanical Garden has its own indoor parking garage, with elevator and stair access to the main entrance of the Botanical Garden.

Members pay a discounted flat rate of $6.

Nonmember parking rates are as follows:
0-30 minutes : Free
31 minutes – 2 hours : $10
Each additional 30 minutes : $1
Maximum daily rate: $16

Wednesdays and Fridays after 5pm : $10 Flat Rate

Alternative parking can be found around University Circle, including nearby metered street parking and neighboring parking decks. Garage Hours : Daily 7am – 11pm

Public Transportation

CircleLink Transit

CircleLink is a free shuttle service that runs in a loop past many University Circle attractions, including the Botanical Garden. CircleLink shuttles arrive every 20 to 30 minutes between 6:30am to 6:30pm Monday through Friday, 6:30am and 6pm Saturday, and noon to 6pm Sunday. Holiday hours may vary. The BlueLink connects Wade Oval, Uptown and Little Italy and provides access to the Little Italy-University Circle Red Line Station.

RTA Rapid Transit

Take the Red Line from the east or west to Little Italy-University Circle Rapid Station. From the station, catch the free CircleLink shuttle to the side of the Botanical Garden.

RTA HealthLine Bus Transit

RTA’s HealthLine provides frequent service along Euclid Avenue from Cleveland Public Square to the Windermere station in East Cleveland. The closest stops to the Botanical Garden are by Adelbert Road and Severance Hall. From there, it’s about a half-mile walk to the Garden.

In addition to the HealthLine, a number of regular RTA bus routes serve the University Circle area, including the 9 (which comes down Mayfield Road from the Heights), the 48 (which comes from Shaker Square), the 10 (runs along E. 105th St.) and the 38 (runs along Hough Ave.). For complete information about RTA buses and schedules, go here.


For transit riders with disabilities, RTA offers special paratransit service that can be scheduled to bring one to the Botanical Garden. For information about qualifying for the program and reserving rides, go here.


The Garden offers space to park and lock bicycles in our underground garage.