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Woodland Family Hike

Schedule and location

 

Trees in Bloom (Parking Lot 5)
Wednesdays and Saturdays in April

Stepping Back in Time (Parking Lot 29)
Wednesdays and Saturdays in May

Human+Nature (Children’s Garden)
Wednesdays and Saturdays in June

Fees and registration

(Fees include admission to the Arboretum)
All participants, including children under two, need a ticket.
$10.00 member
$17.00 guest
 

Spring 2021

Registration will open to members and guest on March 2, 2021.
 

Trees in Bloom (Parking Lot 5)
Get inspired by the beauty of some of the earliest bloomers in the Arboretum’s collections, and learn how to plant and care for a tree sapling that you take home with you.

  • Section A: Wednesday, April 7, 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.  Register now
  • Section B: Saturday, April 10, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.  (CANCELED)
  • Section C: Wednesday, April 14, 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.  Register now
  • Section D: Saturday, April 17, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.  Register now
  • Section E: Wednesday, April 21, 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.  Register now
  • Section F: Saturday, April 24, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m.  Register now


Stepping Back in Time (Parking Lot 29)
Discover the Indigenous and settler history of the land that would later become The Morton Arboretum, and how to share our friendship and support to Native Peoples who live in the Chicago region today.

  • Section G: Wednesday, May 5, 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. (CANCELED)
  • Section H: Saturday, May 8, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. (CANCELED)
  • Section I: Wednesday, May 12, 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Register now
  • Section J: Saturday, May 15, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Register now
  • Section K: Wednesday, May 19, 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Register now
  • Section L: Saturday, May 22, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Register now
  • Section M: Wednesday, May 26, 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Register now
  • Section N: Saturday, May 29, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Register now


Human+Nature (Children’s Garden)
Visit one of the installations in the new Human+Nature exhibit and use different artistic media to celebrate your own connection to trees.

  • Section A: Wednesday, June 9, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Register now
  • Section B: Saturday, June 12, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Register now
  • Section C: Wednesday, June 16, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Register now
  • Section D: Saturday, June 19, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Register now
  • Section E: Wednesday, June 23, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Register now
  • Section F: Saturday, June 26, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Register now

 

BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 or to be waitlisted (Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) 

Course description

Explore seasonal themes on guided, family-paced hikes through the Arboretum’s diverse tree collections. New themes and dates added monthly.

Course number

FAM036

Course details

NOTES:

  • Weather permitting.
  • Hikes are less than one mile long and will stay on chipped, paved, or mowed trails. Strollers welcome.
  • Recommended Ages:  Families with children age 4 and older

Arboretum class weather, cancellation and refund policies