Ladd Arboretum and Evanston Ecology Center
2024 McCormick Blvd.
Evanstown, IL 60201
Arboretum: Birding, Hike, Nature Education, Snow Sports, Walk
The arboretum stretches along a three-quarter mile segment of McCormick Boulevard on a narrow, 23 acre strip of reclaimed land. It follows the diagonal course of the North Shore Channel from Greenbay Road to the northeast, to Emerson and Golf Road in the southwest. Programs, classes, and services of the Evanston Environmental Association range from introductory natural history classes covering areas such as plant identification and animal study to sensory awareness programs for children and beginning naturalists. Programs are held at the Ecology Center.