Visit and explore

Visit and explore

Find "sweet" items this month at The Arboretum Store

This September, The Arboretum Store is your source for sweet gifts, featuring the area’s best selection of honey- and bee-themed products.

Perfect prairie? No, but a pioneer

When Ray Schulenberg and other Morton Arboretum staff members set out to recreate a prairie on an eight-acre patch of farmland 51 years ago, there were no instructions to follow.

Golden days on the prairie

Late summer is the best time to enjoy the Schulenberg Prairie, and imagine what the Illinois landscape was like when the settlers arrived in this rippling sea of grasses and other plants.

Favorite places, special memories

Where do you go to make memories?

Biking at the Arb

Bike nine miles of paved roads that wind through our magnificent tree collections.

Summer splash: Ways to play with water in the Children’s Garden

Cool off this summer with a water tour of the Children’s Garden

Summer escapes at the Arb

Explore some of the Arboretum’s coolest destinations.

New in the Children’s Garden

The Children’s Garden is always growing and changing. Come see what’s new!

Experience the theater on nature's stage

Walk along with the action as your favorite literary tales are performed live among 1,700 acres of trees and beautiful landscapes with Theatre-Hikes®.

Best Spring Hikes

Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Arboretum’s spring landscape with these wonderful walks.