Brief Directions: Traveling west on Il 88 take the Il 53 north exit and go 1.4 mile to stop light Entrance in on the left.
Notes: The arboretum is a 1700 acre outdoor museum of trees and plants from around the world
spread over rolling hills.Miles of one way driving roads and foot trails wind through open woodlands, oak savannas and prairies. Streams meander through the preserve joining small lakes and ponds. Wildlife is ofter encountered with frequent visitors such as winged raptors, coyote and deer.
The Arboretum has a large visitors center with a library and is an internationally known research and education center.
Best Season: Autumn
Gear: Lenses from around 24mm out to 300 mm will do well here. I use a