Public Botanic Gardens & Arboreta Near Chicago

Chicago's official motto is Urbs in horto (meaning "City in a Garden"). Here are some of the best places to see gardens in and around the city!

Garden Location Acres Miles
Lurie Gardens Chicago, IL 5 0.5
Lincoln Park Zoo Chicago, IL 35 3.0
Lincoln Park Conservatory Chicago, IL 3 3.2
Garfield Park Conservatory Chicago, IL 5 4.5
Ladd Arboretum Evanston, IL 23 12.9
Chicago Botanic Garden Glencoe, IL 385 20.4
Morton Arboretum Lisle, IL 1700 23.0
Cantigny Gardens Wheaton, IL 29 27.1
The Gardens at Ball West Chicago, IL 6 30.3
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens Valparaiso, IN 360 38.8
International Friendship Gardens Michigan City, IN 100 40.5
Fernwood Botanical Garden & Nature Preserve Niles, MI 105 66.3
Boerner Botanical Garden Milwaukee, WI 1000 75.9
Wellfield Botanic Gardens Elkhart, IN 36 86.0
Rotary Botanical Gardens Janesville, WI 20 89.1
Purdue Arboretum West Lafayette, IN 24 106.7
Fell Arboretum at Illinois State University Normal, IL 490 117.9
Illinois Wesleyan University Arboretum Bloomington, IL 80 119.0
Madison Olbrich Botanic Garden Madison, WI 16 120.7
University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum Madison, WI 35 121.9
Mabery Gelvin Botanical Garden Mahomet, IL 5 123.2
University of Illinois Arboretum Urbana, IL 160 126.9
Leila Arboretum Battle Creek, MI 72 127.7
Luthy Memorial Botanical Garden Peoria, IL 5 128.8
Frederik Meijer Garden & Sculpture Park Grand Rapids, MI 158 129.0
Bickelhaupt Arboretum Davenport, IA 14 133.2
Vander Veer Botanical Park Davenport, IA 33 153.5
Slayton Arboretum Hillsdale, MI 14 154.0
Christy Woods Muncie, IN 18 163.5
Dubuque Arboretum & Botanical Gardens Dubuque, IA 52 164.2
White River Gardens Indianapolis, IN 3 164.3
W. J. Beal Botanical Garden East Lansing, MI 5 171.0
Green Bay Botanical Garden Green Bay, WI 47 184.7
Hilltop Gardens at Indiana University Bloomington, IN 5 195.8
Nichols Arboretum Ann Arbor, MI 123 201.9
Hayes Arboretum Richmond, IN 355 202.3
Matthaei Botanical Gardens Ann Arbor, MI 300 205.3
Dow Gardens Midland, MI 110 209.4
For-Mar Nature Preserve & Arboretum Burton, MI 383 219.8
Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park Traverse City, MI 25 221.8
Schedel Arboretum & Gardens Elmore, OH 17 224.7
Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark Dayton, OH 229.1
Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory Detroit, MI 240.0
Cedar Valley Arboretum & Botanic Gardens Waterloo, IA 35 243.2
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden Cincinnati, OH 85 250.0
University of Northern Iowa Botanical Center Cedar Falls, IA 251.2
Boone County Arboretum Union, KY 121 252.6
Missouri Botanical Garden St. Louis, MO 75 264.6
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens Crestwood, KY 33 269.9
Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens Columbus, OH 62 272.6

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