Plan Your Visit
Located between Valparaiso and Merrillville, Indiana, Gabis Arboretum is open daily to the general public.
A Gabis Arboretum provides free admission and reciprocal benefits to more than 300 other arboreta and gardens nationwide.
Gabis Arboretum serves as a living laboratory for education, academic research, conservation and engagement with the natural environment.
Gabis Arboretum holds a variety of outdoor summer concerts covering a wide range of musical genres.
Explore more about how students, faculty and staff can engage with Gabis Arboretum for research opportunities, class projects and more.
Sep 23Movie Night at Gabis Arboretum
Celebrate PNW families and honor Hispanic Heritage Month with a movie night featuring the film Selena.
Sep 24Native Plants 101: Identification and Gardening
Join a Gabis naturalist to learn how to create your own native plant garden with native plant sourcing, propagation and maintenance.
Sep 24Guided Evening Hike
Take a guided hike in the evening to enjoy the wildlife at Gabis Arboretum. This hike is free with admission.
Sep 28Tai Chi Class Series
Join Tai Chi expert, Barbara Goldfarb, to find your center through the practice of Tai Chi.