Viles Arboretum

Established in 1981, Viles Arboretum is home to 20 botanical collections from around the world and six miles of walking trails. It also houses Maine’s largest outdoor collection of sculpture and second longest wetland boardwalk for wildlife viewing. Viles Arboretum is all about trees and nature and education the public about the marvels of nature.

McKee Botanical Gardens

The 80-acre tropical hammock in Vero Beach, Florida known as McKee Jungle Gardens originally opened in 1932 by Arthur G. McKee and Waldo E. Sexton. Unfortunately, in 1976 the Gardens were forced to close and all but 18 acres were developed into condominiums while the rest remained dormant for twenty years.

Taltree Arboretum and Gardens Offers Something for Everyone

Located near Valparaiso, Indiana, sits Taltree Arboretum and Gardens. Recently voted 2014 Best of the Region by The Times of Northwest Indiana, Taltree is a dog friendly preserve of woodlands, wetlands, prairies and formal gardens. It also offers a variety of events, classes and exhibits though out the year. From its unique Railway Garden, to the Children’s Adventure Garden, Taltree has something for every age.