Directions

The University of Delaware Botanic Gardens are located on South Campus at the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
531 South College Avenue
152 Townsend Hall
Newark, DE 19716

Mailing Address:
UDBG
University of Delaware
Plant & Soil Sciences
152 Townsend Hall
Newark, DE 19716

General Driving Directions

From the north: Take I-95 South to Delaware Exit 1-B; Route 896 North, which becomes South College Avenue at the intersection of Route 4. Continue straight approximately 1/2 mile on South College Avenue (passing the Bob Carpenter/Sports Convocation Center, Delaware Stadium, and the Delaware Field House on the right). Townsend Hall is located just past the Fred Rust Ice Arena and opposite the former Chrysler assembly plant.

From the south: Take I-95 North to Delaware Exit 1; Route 896 North, which becomes South College Avenue at the intersection of Route 4. Continue straight approximately 1/2 mile on South College Avenue (you will pass on your right the Bob Carpenter/Sports Convocation Center, Delaware Stadium, Delaware Field House, and Fred Rust Ice Arena). Townsend Hall is located just past the Fred Rust Ice Arena and opposite the former Chrysler assembly plant.

From the west: Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike East to Route 283 South. Continue on Route 283 South, which becomes Route 30 East outside of Lancaster, to Route 896 South. As you reach campus and cross the railroad tracks, immediately turn left onto Delaware Avenue and right (at the second traffic light) onto South College Avenue. Continue straight on South College Avenue, through a traffic light at the Academy Street intersection, and over the overpass. Take the second left into the parking lot for Townsend Hall. Townsend Hall is located next to the Fred Rust Ice Arena and opposite the former Chrysler assembly plant.

 

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

The UDBG is located across the street from the Newark Station, serviced by the following:

The Newark shuttle bus system has stops at Townsend Hall.

University of Delaware

University of Delaware Botanic GardensNewark, DE 19716Phone: 302 831-0153