Directions & Parking


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If you're using an online map application for directions to the Botanic Garden, the address is 16 College Lane, Northampton, Massachusetts 01063. See Campus Map (PDF).

Visitor Parking

Campus lots are permit only except on weekends and after 5 pm weekdays. Parking is very limited on campus during the work week.
There are two visitor parking spaces and one handicapped space in front of Lyman Plant House. (Except during our seasonal flower shows, when those spots are closed.) Please note, there is no parking on College Lane. 

Free on-street parking is allowed on Elm Street (Route 9) near central campus. The Smith College parking garage on West St. has visitor spots, there is metered parking on Green Street and a long-term municipal lot behind the Forbes Library on West St.

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The Botanic Garden is an oasis of warmth and spring and summer smells during our cold New England weather.


Kevin, TripAdvisor