Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Use our digital map to easily navigate our magnificent gardens, tree collections, model landscapes, and more. A location button will locate you on the grounds and help you find amenities such as bathrooms and parking areas, as well as point you toward the best fall colors and other important places at the Arb. Click here to use the map.
Fall Color Report
Fall has arrived at the Arb and we're excited to share the best places to enjoy them on our grounds. Each week our Director of Operations, Alan Branhagen, will guide you to the hot spots for the week and let you know what's ahead. Watch for a new report Tuesdays throughout the season. Read more.
Fall Color Trail Run/Hike
Experience fall color at the Arb in a whole new way during our first Fall Color Trail Run/Hike 1k/5k/10k. Marked routes will guide runners and hikers through our grounds so participants can complete the trail run/hike anytime our grounds are open to the public between October 10 and 17, 2020. Read more.
10 Things to do in October
Discover a variety of ways to explore the Arboretum this month. We’re ready for the crisp days of autumn. Bring on the pumpkins, scarecrows and astounding fall colors. Discover the top 10 things to do at the Arboretum in October. Read more.
Scarecrows in the Garden
A delightful group of scarecrows is taking up residence on our grounds this fall. Stroll through a creative collection of scarecrows made by staff from Bachman’s and the Arb, as well as members of the community. Find them on Scarecrow Hill by the main parking lot and around the Oswald Visitor Center. Meet the scarecrows and vote on your favorite here!
AppleHouse is Open
Buy your apples from the birthplace of the Honeycrisp! The AppleHouse will be open daily, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Each year we offer a wide selection of apples, squash and other goodies for sale and the selection changes throughout the harvest, so call the apple hotline (612-301-3487) to see what varieties are currently available. Read more.
Artists Rx: Responses During Covid-19 Exhibit
With audiences isolating at home, venues shuttered and events canceled, the pandemic ushered in an eerie, unprecedented time. However, this did not stop artists from creating. The artworks in this exhibition are joined by the desire to find connection and joy often amidst isolation and fear. Learn more.
Yoga in the Gardens
Register for an in-person class and join us in the gardens. Yoga in the Gardens tickets allow grounds access during class, no additional reservation/ticket is needed. Virtual yoga options are also available if you're not ready to join in person. Our next class is Sunday, October 25. More information.
Growing with Fernando Hernandez
Horticulturist Fernando Hernandez brings his enthusiasm for native plants to work with him everyday. Hernandez keeps the natural areas of the Arb looking beautiful by managing plantings and keeping invasive plants away. He also has a passion for educating Arboretum visitors about gardening. Read more.
Children at the Arb
From activity kits to-go and StoryTime at home, to nature crafts and hands-on activities for all ages, busy families can find plenty of ways to explore the Arb in person or from home this summer. All of our family activities can now be found in one place, click here to see them!
Online and At-Home Classes
Are you looking for an online photography class or learn more about plants and the natural world around you? We're offering a variety of Arboretum-inspired classes, webinars, workshops, and educational activities for kids from the comfort of your home or local nature area! More information.