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Map and Directions

The Arboretum is located on the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign Campus on Lincoln Avenue in Urbana, IL.

The Arboretum is open daily, sunrise until sunset. Admission is free.

Driving Directions

From Interstate 74

Exit Interstate 74 at the Lincoln Avenue south exit and drive 3.5 miles south. After crossing Florida Avenue the Arboretum can be seen on the left-hand side of the street.

From Interstate 57

Exit Interstate 57 onto Interstate 74 east and proceed to the Lincoln Avenue south exit. Exit Interstate 74 at the Lincoln Avenue south exit and drive 3.5 miles south. After crossing Florida Avenue the Arboretum can be seen on the left-hand side of the street.

From Interstate 72

Exit Interstate 72 at its eastern end and continue to Mattis Avenue. Turn right onto Mattis and travel 1.5 miles south to Kirby Avenue. Turn left and drive 2.5 miles east to Lincoln Avenue. When you see the Assembly Hall on your left you are less than 1 mile from the Arboretum. Continue on straight until you reach Lincoln Avenue and turn right. The Arboretum can be seen on the left-hand side of the street.

Parking

Parking is available in the lot near the Noel Welcome Garden. Metered parking along South Lincoln Avenue is also available and is free after 5:00 pm Monday through Friday and on weekends.  Additional parking is available in the lot north of Japan House.