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Biking

Bike at The Morton Arboretum

Bike nine miles of paved roads that wind through our magnificent tree collections. Hop on your bicycle, and explore our expansive grounds in a new and adventurous way all year-round (Daily, 7am - sunset).  

 

Bike Racks

Bike racks are available at the Visitor Center, Big Rock and Prairie Visitor Stations, Administration & Research Center, Thornhill Education Center, and near the Gatehouses at the main entrance.

 

Bike Rentals   

Our rental season is from April 28 through October 29 and includes a variety of bikes, carts, and even wagons.  We strongly suggest calling our office at 630-968-0074 before you head out to the Arboretum to see if rentals are being offered that day. NEW! Advance reservation is now available at http://millrace.com/about/morton-arboretum-bike-rentals-pg900.htm?previe...  

Sorry, we're not able to report on the availability of specific bike models or sizes by phone. Learn More 
 

Vehicle-Free Roads

Vehicle-free biking is on selected days from May 7 through August 20, 2017. This includes most Fridays from 5:30 p.m. to sunset and most Saturdays and Sundays, 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.  Excluded dates are June 9, July 15, August 5 and 6. No cars will be allowed on the East Side during these times to allow our walkers, runners, and cyclists some car-free time at the Arboretum. Learn more

 

Bicycling Guidelines 

Maximize your bicycling experience by reading our bicycling guidelines before you visit. learn more