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Morton Arboretum

4100 Lincoln Ave, Lisle, IL 60532-1293
+1 630-968-0074
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Great place to enjoy nature!

I am a regular here and enjoy myself every visit! The paths are varied, and you see the landscape... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Diane L
via mobile
A place to just get away for the city life

One of the better hide-aways in the state. Many people go back several times to just get away... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Glen Ellyn
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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 seasonal exhibits and lunch in The Ginkgo Restaurant overlooking Meadow Lake, the Arboretum is a unique place to explore, discover, escape, and connect with trees and nature.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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4100 Lincoln Ave, Lisle, IL 60532-1293
+1 630-968-0074
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I am a regular here and enjoy myself every visit! The paths are varied, and you see the landscape change every time you visit. There are many options for members or sporadic visitors. I've tried biking here, but actually prefer walking. It's fun for all...More

Thank Diane L
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the better hide-aways in the state. Many people go back several times to just get away. Beautiful grounds. and walkways, Also has a parking lot. Look them up on the internet to get a better feel for what they offer.

Thank george10e
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went before the trees have changed color so we will be going back to enjoy the fall colors on the trees. You can walk for miles enjoying the beautiful trees and ponds.They have a tram to take you around if you would prefer to...More

Thank judyn44
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being from Nebraska, home of Arbor Day, I have seen a few trees, but this place was wonderful and the tour guide was great. Very interesting, diverse and scenic. And the day we were there was a special day where everybody brought their dogs so...More

1  Thank dave f
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always Beautiful. There is plenty to see here... many trails, a maze, children's garden, learning areas, and great food. You can take tours, or just find yourself a serene spot. Each visit provides a different view than the last as nature is always changing.

1  Thank jacquelynu2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I have annual membership to the MA and we visit regularly. Nothing is free anywhere these days and the MA is dedicated to saving trees so even if you just want to walk or ride your bike you must still help them...More

1  Thank Steve G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very unique place-especially for a flat, fairly boring State like Illinois. The arboretum is all about trees and nature. There are two paved circles-east side and west side that you can drive or walk/run. One is around 5 miles and the other...More

1  Thank royalm2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took advantage of the kids being in school and a beautiful day to take hike around the Arboretum. After reading the reviews, we opted to take advantage of the quiet and peaceful West side of the park. Trails are well maintained and easy to navigate....More

1  Thank DoDATC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit. One could spend a couple of days here. The hiking trails are kept free of debris and sign are posted everywhere so you cannot get lost. It's a nice visit to see the different types of trees and foliage. We spent...More

1  Thank John A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We take our two granddaughters to the Morton Arboretum often. We recently went to the Origami presentation (for the grandparents) but the the kids loved the Children's section. There is a playground of sorts, water features, a maze and other things. We have also gone...More

1  Thank John L
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No. On a couple days a year the Arboretum has Dog Days and then and only then are dogs allowed. Those days are a lot of fun for many reasons - of course because there are dogs. But the Arboretum invites dog rescue... More