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University of Illinois Arboretum

2000 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana, IL 61801

Hiking & Trails

The University of Illinois Arboretum is a living laboratory, including plant collections and facilities that support the teaching, research and public service programs of several units throughout campus.

Central to the Arboretum was the development of the "All American Selection Trial Gardens" established by a bequest from Miles C. Hartley in the early 90s. Other highlights of the Arboretum include the Welcome Garden, Hosta Garden, Kari Walkway and native ponds plantings, the Idea Garden, sponsored by Champaign County Master Gardeners, and the Japanese Tea and Dry Gardens at the Japan House.

What's happening nearby...

Crystal Lake Park Art Festival

Aug 03 – Aug 04 @ 10AM

Shop from over 40 regional and local artists! There will be a kids’ make & take project with UrVANa and food trucks onsite.

Read more about Crystal Lake Park Art Festival

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