Become a Member

A Gabis Arboretum provides free admission and reciprocal benefits to more than 300 other arboreta and gardens nationwide. It’s perfect for outdoor lovers, bird watchers, hikers, dog walkers, photographers and more!

Become a Member


$50 ($40 for seniors age 55+ and PNW employees)

Membership Benefits

  • Free admission to all passengers in the member’s car
  • 10% discount in the Gabis Arboretum Store for those in the member household
  • Reciprocal admission privileges at other arboreta and public gardens throughout the United States*

*We strongly advise that you call the arboretum or garden that you plan to visit to verify reciprocal benefits.

Members will be provided one membership card in the household name. All passengers in the member’s car will be granted free admission. Membership benefits will be applied to everyone in member’s household. Additional cards may be purchased for $5 each.

Additional Options

Photographer Permit

$150 per year (includes free admission for up to three carloads per visit)

Those wishing to take professional photographs on Gabis Arboretum’s property have the option to purchase an annual photo permit or pay the daily admission fee per carload. All group photo sessions must contact the arboretum office in advance to make a reservation: 219-462-0025 or

Business Membership

$280 per year (includes six membership cards)

A business membership allows cardholders free admission for a carload on the day of their visit. You can have the cards available for check-out by employees and clients–it’s perfect for hotel hospitality or businesses with clients!


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