Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Garden

2715 S. Main St.
Rockford, IL 61102- Map It
Phone: (815) 965-8146

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Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Garden is at 2715 S. Main St. These 155 acres of gardens and trees create a living museum featuring over 500 types of trees, shrubs and plants. Highlights include a fountain garden, prehistoric garden, koi pond, children’s garden, demonstration gardens and large horticultural library. Self-guiding, docent-guided and guided riding tours are offered. Special events are offered, including Garden Fair held the first weekend in June. Guided tours are available.
$6; $3 (ages 3-17, ages 62+ and students ages 18+ with ID); free (first Tues. of the month). Reservations are required 2 weeks in advance for guided tours.
Hours: Daily 9-8, Memorial Day-Labor Day; 9-4, Mar. 1-day before Memorial Day and day after Labor Day-Nov. 30; Mon.-Sat. 9-4, rest of year. Phone ahead to confirm winter and holiday schedule. Allow 1 hour minimum.