This unique showplace contains over 4,000 accessioned woody and herbaceous plants. It is one of the largest and most diverse displays of plants that can be successfully grown in Iowa. In addition, the Arboretum manages a 300-acre native woodland featuring century old oaks and a 4 acre prairie.Use our Madrid travel itinerary planner to add Iowa Arboretum and other attractions to your Madrid vacation plans.
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Some places that you go, help to clear your mind and make you feel good. This is one of those places. We had a nice level walk through through this beautiful garden. I felt like a great deal of care w... more »
I love to go out and hike among the trees. I have attended some learning events there. There is a nice building where events can be hosted inside. There is a Brenton Arboretum and the Iowa Arboretum w... more »
The Arboretum has a nice building that could be used for a variety of events - wedding reception, business retreat, etc. The outdoor space is best viewed in late spring or early summer. Across the roa... more »
Beautiful expanse of gardens containing collections of thousands of species and varieties of plants, flowers and trees.
Beautiful gardens, lots to see as you walk around, and a fun schoolhouse playhouse for the kids
A little out of the way, but worth the time if you love nature, flowers, and TREES!
Quiet scenic trails
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