Northland Arboretum is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to getting the community involved in and aware of nature. We have a wide, beautiful area for you and your family to explore. Have a peaceful walk on our nature trails, or take your mountain bike for a ride. Winter time? We've got that covered too! You can cross country ski on our spectacular groomed snow covered trails. Snowshoe or winter hike on non-groomed trails.
Spring is just around the corner, so mark your calendars for Saturday, May 27 for the Northland Arboretum’s Plant Sale outside the lower level of the visitor center.
The plant sale starts at 9 am and runs to 1 pm. A variety of hardy perennials, annuals, garden treasures...read more
Spring Bird Hikes
Want to get out in the spring, learn more about birds and have a morning hike on the trails at the Arboretum? The Brainerd Lakes area Audubon Society and the Northland Arboretum will be sponsoring short morning birding hikes this spring. Join an experienced birding guide on Thursday or Satruday mornings in May an early June, and learm more about the many birds that inhabit or migrate through our area.
Starting May 4th - June 3rd
Thursdays at 7AM to 8 AM - Saturdays at 8 AM to 9 AM
FREE and open to the public at Northland Arboretum
For more information contact Pam Perry at
Support Northland Arboretum By Eating At Buffalo Wild Wings - Baxter MN on the first Monday of each month!
On the first Monday of each month, mention that you are there to support the Arboretum and 10% of your meal cost will be donated by Buffalo Wild Wings / Baxter to the Northland Arboretum anytime between 11:00 AM and closing!
Or you can show your server a Buffalo Wild Wings ticket available to print from our website. But remember, that you ony need to tell your server that you want to support the Arboretum with your purchase.
Thank you for your support!
The 2 mile, 12 station fitness trail is now open !
The completed trail is ADA-compliant and includes 12 fitness stations for stretching, cardio, balance and strength training.
Thank you to all our sponsors who helped make this trail possible.
There has never been a better time to be a member of the Northland Arboretum.
We have joined the American Horticulture Society, Reciprocal Admissions Program (RAP). As a member it allows you to enjoy a network of 300 horticultural organizations and Arboretums worldwide. For more information visit our membership page by CLICKING HERE.
The COMPOST AREA IS OPEN 8 AM to 4 PM WEEKDAYS!
The Visitor Center is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and weekdays from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Applications are available on-line if you are interested in becoming a Northland Arboretum Volunteer! Click here
Last updated: 04/19/17