Dream Lady

Dream Lady

Dream Lady, enriching the north entrance of Helen Brach Primate House, features an allee of Prairiefire crabapples planted in 2013. Renovated in 2014 thanks to the generosity of John Alexander, this sunny and formal garden is a great place to enjoy annual container displays.

Second Saturday Garden Tours

Join fellow nature lovers for a free, guided tour of Lincoln Park Zoo’s diverse plant life and ecosystems. During each tour, a zoo horticulturist will point out interesting species in bloom, answer questions from guests, and discuss the horticulture program’s past, present, and future.

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Closeup of leaves on a tree

An Accredited Arboretum

In 2019, Lincoln Park Zoo earned Level II arboretum accreditation in recognition of the Horticulture staff’s ongoing effort to identify, label, and monitor the more than 330 species of trees, shrubs, and woody plants represented across the 49-acre park.