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Bike Rental

Explore the Arboretum’s natural beauty as you bike nine miles of bike-friendly, paved routes.

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Bike Rental at The Morton Arboretum

Bike rentals are available at The Morton Arboretum on a first-come, first-served basis during the warmer months of the year, starting Saturday, May 7 through October. All rentals will take place in the Parking Lot 1 bus parking lot.

Guests are welcome to bring their own bicycles to use during their visit as well. Bike racks are available throughout the Arboretum, where you can park and hike or use the services and restrooms in the Visitor Center. Helmets are provided with each rental and locks are available for $5.

Rental fees vary based on the equipment being rented and the rental period. Only credit cards are accepted for payment.

Please note that because bike rentals are managed by an outside contractor, Arboretum gift cards are unable to be used for payment.

Find more information about biking at the Arboretum.

Hours of Operation

Daily hours (when open, weather permitting): 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • May 7–July 3, 2022: Bike rental available on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
  • July 4 –September 5, 2022: Bike rental available daily
  • October 10, 2022 (Columbus Day, Indigenous Peoples’ Day): Bike rental available
  • September 10–October 23, 2022: Bike rental available only Saturday and Sunday

 

Rental Costs and Logistics

All prices below are expressed as Member/Guest cost:

Electric Bikes
Two-Hour Rental $38/$40
Full-Day Rental $70/$75

Marin Comfort and Electra Townies
Two-Hour Rental $23/$25
Full-Day Rental $42/$45

Children’s Mountain Bikes
Two-Hour Rental $18/$20
Full-Day Rental $32/$35

Burley Trailer
Two-Hour Rental $18/$20
Full-Day Rental $32/$35

Sun Tandems
Two-Hour Rental $38/$40
Full-Day Rental $70/$75

Radio Flyer Wagons
$10/$10

Note: Helmets are provided for each rental. Locks are available for $5.

We strongly suggest calling 630-968-0074 (after 9:00 a.m.) before you visit the Arboretum to see if rentals are being offered that day.

You can get information on bike rack locations, vehicle-free evenings, and other bicycling guidelines by visiting our Biking at the Arboretum page.

Rental fees vary based on the equipment being rented and the rental period. Please also note that bike rentals are managed by an outside contractor and, as such, Arboretum gift cards are unable to be used for payment.

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