Gabis Arboretum

Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest serves as a living laboratory for education, research, conservation and engagement with the natural environment.

We Are Open

During this time of social distancing, we are asking all non-members to purchase their admission ticket online before arrival. Tickets will be valid for one week from date of purchase. Exact change will also be accepted at the gatehouse upon arrival.

Members and other free guests do not need to get a ticket online.



With 300-acres of magnificent landscapes, education programs and community events the arboretum has something for any interest!

Explore Gabis Arboretum

The Treesong Music Garden is an exciting addition to the arboretum. It is a fun and creative way for guests of all ages to explore their musical side.

Deborah Way, Education and Outreach Coordinator


Become a Member

A Gabis Arboretum provides free admission and reciprocal benefits to more than 300 other arboreta and gardens nationwide.

Education Programs

Gabis Arboretum serves as a living laboratory for education, academic research, conservation and engagement with the natural environment.

Get Involved

Gabis Arboretum is always in need of volunteers to help grow conservation, education and inspiration!

Upcoming Events

Aug 22

Hoosier Riverwatch Certification

Attendees learn about watersheds, water pollution and stream monitoring for ecological integrity under the guidance of a qualified instructor.

Aug 22

Webinar: Beaver Ecology

Did you know there is a beaver that has made its home in Gabis Arboretum’s wetlands? Join ecology expert Joseph Eisinger to discuss the impacts beavers have on their environment and how to identify a beaver in their natural habitat.

Aug 27

Gabis Arboretum Q&A: Facebook Live

Do you have a question about gardening or is something in your garden not working how you thought it would? Join Nikky Witkowski for a live Q&A on August 27th at 12 p.m. CST and get your questions answered.

Oct 02

Indiana Tree Steward Workshop

This two-day workshop provided by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources covers a number of topics on the planting and maintenance of trees.