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Morton Arboretum

4100 Lincoln Ave, Lisle, IL 60532-1293
+1 630-968-0074
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Great for all ages.

Great for all ages (mine are tween age). We loved walking around and the kids loved climbing . We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cheryl J
Indianapolis, Indiana
via mobile
Great outside adventure !

Well marked walking trails with a variety of trees, flowers and informative information regarding... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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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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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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4100 Lincoln Ave, Lisle, IL 60532-1293
+1 630-968-0074
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great for all ages (mine are tween age). We loved walking around and the kids loved climbing . We had lunch at the cafeteria and the food was very fresh. One of our favorite stops!

Thank Cheryl J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well marked walking trails with a variety of trees, flowers and informative information regarding prairies, etc. You can drive through or take an informative tram ride. Great children area. Restaurant has good food to eat in or enjoy on tables outside. Store to shop through...More

Thank I7333ANdonnal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful area. This place is huge. You can walk or drive around the park. There's lots to see while you are there. Kid friendly.

Thank Roderio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Passport to Europe fest featured dances and music from Europe,two food trucks and more pricy food.Throughout the park one could marvel at the oversized origami art.Indoors amenities include water fountain much appreciated during the hot day.Children's garden includes a tree house and a pond plus...More

1  Thank boemiana
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 13 September 2017

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 13 September 2017

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 13 September 2017

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 13 September 2017

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 13 September 2017 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
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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

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