COVID-19 Updates

Closure of Arboretum Drive from Wingra Drive/Mills Street entrance. The university is temporarily closing Arboretum Drive to all traffic except pedestrians and cyclists from the Wingra Drive entrance to the Visitor Center beginning Monday, May 18. Vehicle traffic should use the Seminole Highway entrance. Bloom and trail updates. Arboretum gardens… Read More

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All events are free and begin at the Visitor Center unless otherwise indicated.

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Pedestrians and cyclists on Arboretum Drive at Redwing Marsh

Arboretum Drive Temporarily Closes to Motor Vehicle Traffic Due to Surge in Usage

As spring has arrived, more visitors have been drawn to the University of Wisconsin–Madison Arboretum to walk, run and bike and enjoy the spring scenery. To provide safe opportunities for pedestrians and cyclists to visit the Arboretum, increase physical distancing, and reduce conflicts between motor vehicle traffic and other visitors,…

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