Glacial History Bike Tour

Three people are bicycling on a road.Learn the geologic history of the Midwest as we cycle the the roads of the Arboretum. The beautiful rolling terrain of hills, valleys, meadows, reveal a story of glaciers and erosion over the past fifteen thousand years.  A bicycle is the ideal way to explore this varied glacial terrain. Led by David Dolak, geologist, artist, and cross-country cyclist.

Instructor: Dave Dolak, geologist and cross-country cyclist
Notes: Bring your own bike. Helmets required. Must be comfortable riding at a leisurely pace approximately 8 to 9 miles over rolling terrain. In case of inclement weather, the rain date will be November 11. Limit 15

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Schedule and Location

Sunday, November 4, 2018, noon to 2:00 p.m.
(rain date November 11)
Botany Lab, Research Building

Fees and Admission

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

$16.00 member
$20.00 nonmember

Registration Information

ONLINE:  REGISTER NOW, opens new tab
BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 (or to be waitlisted, M-F, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
IN PERSON: Stop by Visitor Center during open hours.


Weather Cancellation Hotline
Classes run rain or shine unless there is a threat of server weather. If severe weather is forecast please call 630-719-7979 for updates on weather related cancellations.