Bring your picnic lunch and family to enjoy the natural setting among nature. This, as a child, was my youngest child's FAVORITE place.
Only 25 miles west of Chicago, there's something for everyone in all four...
Only 25 miles west of Chicago, there's something for everyone in all four seasons at The Morton Arboretum.
Whether you seek a quiet hike in the woods or an active family day out, The Morton Arboretum offers a wide variety of fun activities, events, tours, and classes for all ages and interests. Here you'll find an oasis of 16 miles of hiking trails and nine miles of paved roads, perfect for hiking, running, biking or just exploring.
From a guided tour on an open-air tram, to the award-winning Children's Garden and Maze Garden, to outdoor summer concerts, to lunch in The Ginkgo Room restaurant overlooking Meadow Lake, the Arboretum is a unique place to explore, discover, escape, and connect with trees and nature.