A butterfly sculpture in the native plant garden at Gabis Arboretum

Gabis Arboretum

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

A Gazebo at Gabis Arboretum

Plan Your Visit

Located between Valparaiso and Merrillville, Indiana, Gabis Arboretum is open daily to the general public.

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Explore

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

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Resources

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.

Summer Concert Series

Gabis Arboretum holds a variety of outdoor summer concerts covering a wide range of musical genres.

A hiking trail at Gabis Arboretum

Engage With Gabis

Explore more about how students, faculty and staff can engage with Gabis Arboretum for research opportunities, class projects and more.

Upcoming Events

Sep 23

Movie Night at Gabis Arboretum

Celebrate PNW families and honor Hispanic Heritage Month with a movie night featuring the film Selena.

Sep 24

Native 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 24

Guided Evening Hike

Take a guided hike in the evening to enjoy the wildlife at Gabis Arboretum. This hike is free with admission.

Sep 28

Tai Chi Class Series

Join Tai Chi expert, Barbara Goldfarb, to find your center through the practice of Tai Chi.

Gabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest

450 West 100 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385

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(219) 462-0025
gabisarboretum@pnw.edu

Office/Mailing Address

444 West 100 North
Valparaiso, IN 46385