Location

450 West 100 North
Valparaiso, Indiana 46385

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Hours

Arboretum & Gardens:

April - October: Daily 8 am-7 pm CST

November-March: Daily 10 am-4 pm CST

Railway Garden

April-October: Daily 10am-5pm (weather dependent)

 

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Announcement

Special Winter Pricing

Taltree Arboretum & Gardens is offering special admission prices for the 2017 Winter season. Come explore at a special price in January, February, and March! The trails are great for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing when weather permits. $5 for adults $3 for seniors $2 for children $ 2 for students (with college ID) Winter Season Hours […]

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About Us

Taltree Arboretum & Gardens is a dog-friendly* oak preserve of formal gardens, woodlands, wetlands and prairies that offers a variety of events, classes and exhibits year-round.

Located approximately 25 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and 60 miles southeast of Chicago in Valparaiso, Indiana, Taltree offers beautiful vistas, quiet corners and hiking trails to escape into its diverse landscape.

*In the Railway Garden and Depot Visitors Center, we ask that dogs stay outside. Tie-up poles are provided for your convenience.

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Featured Events & Programs

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Mon 20

Great Backyard Bird Count

February 17 @ 10:00 am - February 20 @ 4:00 pm
Mon 20

Dream Catcher Workshop

February 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sat 25

Winter Yoga

February 25 @ 8:15 am - 9:15 am
Sat 25

Taltree Trailblazers-Beginning Birding

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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“I grew up in the city where even parks were rare. When I moved to Indiana a few years ago, I found a natural wonderland called Taltree. Taltree offers everything that I longed for, natural beauty, hiking trails and serenity. One visit to Taltree was all I needed. I became a member the next day. On occasion, I just sit on a bench and watch the grasses and trees gently blow in the wind, smell the flowers and listen to the birds sing…This is why I come to Taltree.”