Chicago Botanical Gardens Botanical Photography Chad Lee

Chicago Botanical gardens , all images ©chad lee photography.

Chicago Botanical Gardens

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he Chicago Botanic Garden is a 385-acre  living plant museum situated on nine islands in the Cook County Forest Preserves. It features 27 display gardens in four natural habitats: McDonald Woods, Dixon Prairie, Skokie River Corridor, and Lakes and Shores.Located at 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois, United States, the garden is open every day of the year. Admission is free, but parking is $30 per car (free for garden members).

The Chicago Botanic Garden is owned by the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, and managed by the Chicago Horticultural Society. It opened to the public in 1972, and is home to the Joseph Regenstein Jr. School of the Chicago Botanic Garden, offering a number of classes and certificate programs.

The Chicago Botanic Garden is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and is a member of the American Public Gardens Association