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New Interactive Map Use our interactive map to easily navigate more than 1,200 acres of

New Interactive Map

Arboretum Map

Use our interactive map to easily navigate more than 1,200 acres of magnificent gardens, tree collections, model landscapes, and more. A location button will locate you on the grounds and help you find amenities such as bathrooms and parking areas, as well as point you toward other important places at the Arboretum. View the map.

Bud Break

People running for fun

Bud Break is going virtual! Run, jog or walk the race from a location of your choosing to get in on the action. All runners registered by April 16 at 3pm are guaranteed a Bud Break t-shirt. Adults can qualify for prizes and every kid registered will receive a finisher medal that parents can award at the end of the race. More information.

MapleFest

pancakes

Join us on the rescheduled date, May 23, for a day of maple-themed fun as the season of syrup rolls around. Feast on all you can eat pancakes and sausage, complemented by maple syrup and toppings bar, coffee and orange juice. A cash bar will offer bloody marys and mimosas. Space is limited, so register now! More information. 

Andersen Horticultural Library

vintage tulips

The Andersen Horticultural Library’s high ceilings and wood-paneled walls make it a magical place at the Arb. Visit the Flights of Fantasy exhibit by artist Susan Feigenbaum in the library until May 30. Visit the Skyway Gallery for prints by renowned artist Rory McEwen in the 1977 book, Tulips & Tulipomania by Wilfrid Blunt. More information.

Hints of Spring

Blooming Now

Even though the Arboretum remains closed in response to the coronavirus pandemic, spring is far from canceled. A small crew of workers reports to the Arboretum daily to maintain the grounds and the gardens. They’ve also gathered evidence of the changing seasons to share with us. Read more.

Season of Trees: Returning to Our Roots

red oak leaves

Experience our amazing tree collections during the Season of Trees and marvel at their diversity, from our resplendent indigenous oaks, to trees like the Koyama Spruce from Japan. Join us on Arbor Day, April 24, to open the Season of Trees with more information on our tree collection, interactive stations, a scavenger hunt, and more.  More information.

Drop-In Activities

kids planting in dirt

Join us for free and low-cost activities for all ages! Drop-in to seasonal educational offerings that are included in the price of admission to the Arb. Learn more about our connections with the living world and each other, and meet and interact with the friendly Arboretum team to deepen your experience. More information.

Garden Travel Tours

xochimilco canoe trip

Tour beautiful gardens from around the world with a host from the Arboretum. Trips throughout the year feature custom itineraries, behind-the-scenes tours, local attractions, and small group sizes. upcoming tours include domestic and international destinations such as coastal Maine and South Africa, among others. More information. 

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