University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens
1800 N. Dixboro Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI
The University of Michigan's Matthaei Botanical Gardens is regarded as one of Ann Arbor's greatest nature destinations. The gardens are located on Ann Arbor's east side; a 300 acre property containing numerous formal gardens, a 10,000+ square foot indoor conservatory, and miles of hiking and discovery trails. There is a picnic are and restrooms. Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are allowed but rentals are not provided.