The gardens & grounds on the main campus will open on Saturday, September 26th. The woodland trails will remain closed. Please excuse our “mess” as we are still cleaning up debris from the derecho storm.

Weekdays: 9 am to 4 pm

Weekends: 10 am to 4 pm

Click Here to learn more about the Derecho storm and the cleanup &  “ReLeaf” effort.

 

Click Here for ReLeaf Wreaths

Special events and educational programs are offered throughout the year bringing people of all ages together for social, seasonal, and learning opportunities.

 

Experience trees, shrubs, and other plants along with wildlife at the Iowa Arboretum.

The Iowa Arboretum, located on 160 acres in Boone County’s Des Moines River Valley showcases hundreds of species of trees, shrubs and flowering plants in a tranquil setting. Woodland and prairie trails provide wonderful outdoor walking opportunities.

Wildlife at the arboretum

Connect with nature that is pure and simple. See butterflies, bees, bats, and beetles. Spot eagles, finches, orioles, and jays. When you are here, you hear nature.

 Agnes Whiting Iris Collection - Iowa Hybridizer

Agnes Whiting Iris Collection - Iowa Hybridizer

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