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  • Theatre-Hikes® At The Morton Arboretum

    Experience the theater on nature's stage as plays based on literary tales are presented during hikes through the scenic landscape of The Morton Arboretum. Weekends, July-October and Columbus Day, 2014.
  • Acorn Express Tram Tours

    Experience the beauty of the Arboretum's 1,700 acres on a guided tram tour.
  • Woodturning Demonstrations and Sale

    Watch local wood turner, Richard Dlugo, turn raw wood into beautiful works of art at The Arboretum Store on August 30 & 31.
  • Tram to Trails

    The tram will depart from the tram circle and visitors will hear the regular tram narration to Big Rock.  At the visitor station, you will disembark and walk with a docent along the Woodland Trail for 30 minutes, then get back on the tram and finish the regular tram narration and return to the tram circle.  Woodland Trail highlights include a hilly, shaded woodland trail.  It is often good for birding.
     
  • Vehicle-free biking

    Enjoy bicycling, at The Morton Arboretum, in an "auto-free zone" on select days spring through fall.
  • Bike Rentals

    Explore nine miles of paved roads that wind through our magnificent tree collections. Beginning April 26.