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. 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 Bird Hikes
Thursdays and Saturday during the month of May starting May 3rd
Thursdays at 7:00 AM- 8:00 AM
Saturdays at 8:00 AM- 9:00 AM
FREE and open to the public at the Northland Arboretum
Sponsored by Brainerd Lakes Area Audubon Society & Northland Arboretum
Our Compost site is now OPEN.
Grass clippings and grass only - NO BRUSH! Please take your bags with you.
Non-members please leave a donation in the visitor center.
- Watch your speed! SPEED LIMIT 5 MPH.
- We have a lot of walkers and kids on the trails!!!
We do have compost for sale -- $12.00/ yard during business hours. Please call in advance so we can have staff assist you.
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. Stop in anytime between 11:00 AM and closing! Thank you!
Have a gardening question....?
A Minnesota Master Gardener will be onsite to answer your questions.
Mondays: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Thursdays: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
You can leave your questions with the desk when a Crow Wing County U of M Master Gardener is not present or call the hotline at 218-454-4769.
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.
Last updated: 5/10/18