Directions

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The Iowa Arboretum is located between Boone and Madrid in rural Boone County. We are easily accessible by paved roads.

Many GPS systems tend to take you on gravel road short cuts so we suggest the following directions.

From the South:drive_map
Option 1: Take I-35 north to Highway 210 (Slater/Maxwell Exit). Go west on Hwy 210 to Madrid. Turn right and head north to Luther. Turn left and head west on E-57. Watch for Iowa Arboretum/4-H camp sign and turn left at Peach Avenue. Option 2: Take 80/35 to Highway 141. Follow this north to Highway 17 and travel through Madrid to Luther. Turn left and head west on E-57. Watch for Iowa Arboretum/4-H camp sign and turn left at Peach Avenue.

From the North and East:
Take I-35 south to Highway 30 (Ames). Go west on Hwy 30 to Highway 17 Exit. Turn left to go south to Luther. Turn right and head west on E-57. Watch for Iowa Arboretum/4-H camp sign and turn left at Peach Avenue.

From the West:
Take Highway 30 through Boone. Turn right and go south on either Quill Road or Highway 17. Take a right on E-57 and head west. Watch for Iowa Arboretum/4-H camp sign and turn left at Peach Avenue

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