Garden Etiquette

For the safety and enjoyment of all visitors, Brookside Gardens prohibits the following:

  • Food, drink, and picnicking
    • NOTE: Picnic facilities are available nearby at the Shorefield Area of Wheaton Regional Park.
  • Pets with the exception of service animals
  • Frisbees, bicycles, skateboards, scooters, roller blades, balls, skates, skis, sleds, and recreational and athletic equipment
  • Bare feet
  • Fishing
  • Audio devices (except headphones)
  • Swimming
  • Feeding or harassment of geese, fish, or wildlife
  • Removing any plant material or wildlife
  • Walking in flower beds

Limousine Policy: Limousines must obtain a permit in advance of entering Brookside Gardens.
Photography Policy: All groups of two or more must obtain a photography permit in advance.


Last Updated: August 31, 2016