The Arboretum features more than 1,100 acres of magnificent gardens, model landscapes, and natural areas-from woodlands and wetlands to prairie-with extensive collections of northern-hardy plants. Tour the Arboretum on 12.5 miles of garden paths and hiking trails. Walk the close gardens and walk or drive Three-Mile Drive to see more gardens and collections. Limited access to Three-Mile Drive in winter for vehicle traffic (pedestrian traffic remains open). Winter Wonder bus tours are available Thursdays and Saturdays (check times and fees at Visitor Center. Circulators offering step-on and step-off service to three destinations throughout the Arboretum will start in 2013.
The University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is part of the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences at the University of Minnesota. Our mission is to be a growing resource for horticultural and environmental information, plant conservation, research and education; to inspire and delight a growing visitorship with quality plants in well-deisgned and maintained displays, collections, model landscapes and natural areas.
Download the 2012 Arboretum Statistical Summary.
Contact email@example.com with general inquiries For questions about plants, contact www.extension.org/ask or visit the Yard & Garden Help Desk in the Oswald Visitor Center, Saturdays & Sundays, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Also, a message may be left at they Yard & Garden Help Line at (962) 443-1426.
If you are with a community group or civic organization interested in a donation of VIP admission passes from the Arboretum to assist in your fundraising, please click here to fill out a form and submit your request. Allow for six weeks via mail delivery or a pick-up can be arranged. Sorry, no phone calls can be returned. You may email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional assistance.
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