VISIT & explore

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Visit and explore

  • 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.

    This summer, follow the action – literally – of some time-honored stage productions during the unique Theatre-Hikes® program at The Morton Arboretum. On weekends from July through October, join the Three Musketeers, James and his giant peach, Mark Twain, Dracula and their cohorts as they share their stories during a beautiful nature hike under the Arboretum’s canopy of trees. As the plays progress, actors and the audience alike will move through the Arboretum’s grounds, using nature as the backdrop.