walks at the Garden

Walking Tours

Explore the beauty of the Chicago Botanic Garden with these self-guided tours, designed to allow visitors to explore our gardens with greater depth. Download the GardenGuide App when you visit to use these tours on your phone.

Tour the English Walled Garden

Approximate Distance: .165 miles

Approximate Time: 25-35 mins

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Tour the Malott Japanese Garden

Approximate Distance: .65 miles

Approximate Time: 1-1.25 hours

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Tour the Krasberg Rose Garden

Approximate Distance: .3 miles

Approximate Time: 35 -45 mins

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Tour the Fruit & Vegetable Garden

Approximate Distance: .35 miles

Approximate Time: 40-50 mins

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Summer Photo Tour

Approximate Distance: 1.2 miles

Approximate Time: 1 hour 45 mins- 2 hours

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Fall Photo Tour

Approximate Distance: .85 miles

Approximate Time: 1 hour - 1 hour 20 min.

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Spring Photo Tour

Approximate Distance: .5 miles

Approximate Time: 1 hour 20 mins-1 hour 40 mins

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Winter Photo Tour

Approximate Distance: .4 miles

Approximate Time: 40 mins-1 hour

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Tour the Dixon Prairie

Approximate Distance: .56 miles

Approximate Time: 1 hour 25 mins-1 hour 45 mins

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Nine Secret Spaces

Approximate Distance: Varied

Approximate Time: 2-3 hours

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Time at the Garden

Approximate Distance: 1.34 miles

Approximate Time: 1-2 hours

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Around the Garden

Approximate Distance: 2 miles

Approximate Time: 45 min- 1 hour

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BYO Binoculars

Approximate Distance: 2 miles

Approximate Time: 1 hour 30 min to 2 hours

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