The University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum
Matthaei Botanical Gardens Visitor Guide

Download a pdf version of our visitor guide for additional information on Matthaei's trails and gardens.

Few places on Earth are as beautiful as Michigan on a fine fall day. Stroll through the trails & gardens during the early morning or later afternoon at this special time of year.
Check out the bloom calendar.

Matthaei Botanical Gardens

Begin your exploration at the Visitor Center, where you'll find visitor guides, restrooms, water and snacks, a gift shop, and the Conservatory. Helpful staff in the main lobby will orient you to the many gardens and display areas at Matthaei. All trails at the Gardens loop back to the Visitor Center. Click on the images and links below to learn more.

The Gardens' displays, natural areas, Conservatory, trails and significant buildings invite your exploration and use. These exhibits are intimately interwoven - physically, conceptually, and aesthetically... Here you will find a downloadable and printable version of our Matthaei Botanical Gardens visitor's guide which includes a map, parking tips, and much more...

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