University of Wisconsin Arboretum
This 1260-acre outdoor ecology laboratory provides examples of major plant communities in the Midwest.
Hours of Operation
Arboretum trails and the Visitor Center parking lot are open year-round from 7am to 10pm. Other Arboretum parking lots are open from dawn to dusk. Our Visitor Center is open weekdays from 9:30am–4pm and weekends from 12:30-4pm. (excluding holidays).
There are 2 main vehicular entries: north where McCaffery Dr, N Wingra Dr, and S Mills St intersect and south is north of the beltline(Hwy 12) at the intersection of McCaffery Dr and Seminole Highway.
Natural Attractions Type
Dining: Near University of Wisconsin Arboretum