During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are inviting people to take self-guided tours through Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum.

You can drive through the cemetery along 14 miles of paved roadway, or tour our newly painted white line route from the comfort of your car. You can also walk through the cemetery and practice social distancing, keeping at least 6 feet apart from other people who may be visiting the cemetery at the same time. Dog walking is permitted, but please follow our leash laws and clean up after them. You may also ride a bike through the cemetery by yourself or with a friend. Safe social distancing is recommended for all cyclists, too.

We have maps in a box right outside of our main office door, which is located immediately on the right as you enter the cemetery gates at 4947 W. Florissant. You may tour Bellefontaine Cemetery from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Cemetery gates are locked promptly at 5:00 p.m.

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Bellefontaine Cemetery & Arboretum, the other sculpture garden…

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  • Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Cost: FREE
  • Venue: Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum |
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You have possibly heard about the history of the famous, or infamous, folks so now hear about the art & architecture that can be discovered within the cemetery’s walls. This walking tour will introduce you to the stories of the stones themselves. Our Master Guides will lead this 2-hour walking tour past beautiful statuary, artists that have been laid to rest at Bellefontaine, and even into some wonderful examples of architecture.


♦     Tours will cover about 2 miles across moderate terrain over both pavement and grass.
♦     Please wear appropriate walking attire.
♦     Space is limited, and reservations are required.
♦     Please arrive between 15 to 20 minutes before tour time for a prompt departure.
♦     Tours are free, however, donations to the Friends of Bellefontaine Cemetery are gratefully accepted.




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