Chicago Botanic Garden

Botanical Garden
1000 Lake Cook Rd (btwn Green Bay Rd & Skokie Hwy)
Glencoe, IL 60022
(847) 835-5440
8:00am - 6:00pm
8:00am - 6:00pm
8:00am - 6:00pm
8:00am - 6:00pm
8:00am - 6:00pm
8:00am - 6:00pm
8:00am - 6:00pm


  • 23 gardens showcase the best plants from the Midwest in a variety of beautiful settings. 3 native habitat areas including woodland, prairie & river habitats feature native & endangered flora from IL.
  • Dont miss the Waterfall Garden, with its 45-foot waterfall that cascades down a hillside into a series of small pools.Powered by
  • Admire the Japanese gardens!
  • I love working here and it's like I'm in another world. It's so peaceful at I work Graveyard Shift.
  • Absolutely amazing! Bring a camera because you will be amazed at how much beauty you will want to keep. Perfect place to relax and get some fresh air. We will go again soon!
  • Great place of peace and serenity :)
  • Check out the Japanese gardens!
  • Lots of places, gardens, nooks, and crannies to explore with adventurous kids! Excellent train show!
  • The Elizabeth Hubert Malott Japanese Garden at Chicago Botanic Garden is nominated for Best Brush with Nature in our Hipsqueak Awards, vote now at!
  • Teachers park for free!!!
  • Tucked inside the garden, the sunny Lenhardt Library welcomes families, kids and teachers. The entire collection is nonfiction with an emphasis on plants and science, from tree types to butterflies.
  • North Lake construction underway. Be prepared.
  • These gardens deserve an entire day. Don't miss the winter train exhibit and take the time to wander around the gardens in winter. They are beautiful all year! Entry is free, parking is $25.
  • The city of broad shoulders is home to a huge garden, with 24 display gardens and native habitats spread over 385 acres. The gardens themselves are on islands surrounded by lakes.
  • Go in the winter to see/ photograph the snow covered Japanese Gardens.
  • Just walking around the grounds makes for a great morning/afternoon. The holiday display of a train running through a diorama of Chicago is not to be missed.
  • Tuesday evening concerts in the summer.
  • Take a closer look at every Orchid and you'll fall in love with them.
  • See the Corpse Flower Bloom!
  • Free year-round, the Chicago Botanic Garden is home to 26 gardens and four natural areas spread across 385 acres and nine islands.

Nearby places

Glencoe, IL 60022
418 Sheridan Rd (at Green Bay & Ravinia Park)
1000 Lake Cook Rd (at Chicago Botanic Gardens)