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Become a Member of the Northland Arboretum

The Northland Arboretum is a member-supported non-profit organization in the heart of Brainerd-Baxter managing 413 acres of pristine habitat and a 12-mile trail system for members and visitors. We focus on providing recreation, conservation, and education to the surrounding community and beyond.

 

By becoming a member of the Northland Arboretum, you are preserving an essential outdoor space in the community, encouraging the health and well-being of your family, and providing environmental education to our younger generations.

 

Our expansive acreage and gardens provide a welcoming environment for a wide variety of plants and animals. Come discover something new as you walk the serene trails and take a moment to pause in our tranquil gardens. Be sure to pop into our visitors center to browse our gift shop and visit with our staff and volunteers.

Become a Member: Welcome
Become a Member: Get Involved

What comes with every membership?

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Free

Admission

Each level comes with at least one free entry and children under age 15 are always free. We love your 4-legged friends, too, so up to 2 dogs are freewith every membership. Make sure to stop in the Visitor Center for a special gift!

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Arb Life Magazine & E-Newsletter

Stay up-to-date with happenings at the Arboretum, educational opportunities and updates on our conservation, recreation, and education efforts. 

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Members-Only Discounts

Receive a discount on Gift Shop purchases, Education Classes and Workshops, and select Arboretum-hosted events.

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Reciprocal Garden Admission

Reciprocal Admissions Program (RAP) which allows you to visit over 300 arboretums and gardens at no admissions with membership card. 

Basic Memberships

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Student

$20

  • All benefits listed above

  • Admission for 1

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Individual

$40

  • All benefits listed above

  • Admission for 1

  • Discount on facility rentals

  • Invitation to Annual Meeting

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Dual

$60

  • All benefits listed above

  • Admission for 2

  • Discount on facility rentals

  • Invitation to Annual Meeting

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Dual + 2

$80

  • All benefits listed above

  • Admission for 4

  • Discount on facility rentals

  • Invitation to Annual Meeting

An Arboretum membership is a household membership. The 2 cardholders do need to live in the same household. Membership is for one full year unless otherwise indicated. 

* Room rentals exclude weddings. Events at the Arboretum are booked on a first-come-first served basis. Please check with the Arboretum before planning your meeting or event. 

Donor Membership

This is your opportunity to give a lasting gift to the Northland Arboretum and to the Brainerd Lakes community. All businesses are recognized on our website as local supporters and receive a bi-annual ArbLIFE magazines to share with your clients or employees. You will stay up to date on all Arboretum happenings with email updates, an invitation to our Annual Meeting event, and have access to the Arboretum's 413-acres every day of the year. You'll also have built in sponsorship of Arboretum hosted events of your choosing. 

Thank you for supporting Central Minnesota's premier outdoor non-profit organization.

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Acorn

$250

  • All benefits of Basic Membership, plus

  • Admission for 2

  • (2) 1-day Free Guest Passes

  • One Photography Fee Waived (excludes weddings)

  • 2 Free Haunted Trail VIP/Sponsor Event Tickets

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Jack Pine

$5,000

  • All benefits of Basic Membership, plus

  • Admission for 10

  • (2) 1-day Free Guest Passes

  • 16 Free Haunted Trail VIP/Sponsor Event Tickets

  • All Photography fees waived (excluding weddings)

  • Sponsorship of (2) Arboretum Fundraising Events

  • Invitation to VIP Garden Tour and Luncheon

  • Invitation to Coffee Char with Arboretum Leadership

  • Private Tour for up to 6 guests (pre-arranged)

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Little Sprout

$500

  • All benefits of Basic Membership, plus

  • Admission for 4

  • (2) 1-day Free Guest Passes

  • 4 Free Haunted Trail VIP/Sponsor Event Tickets

  • All Photography fees waived (excluding weddings)

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Mighty Oak

$10,000

  • All benefits of Basic Membership, plus

  • Admission for 10

  • (2) 1-day Free Guest Passes

  • 20 Free Haunted Trail VIP/Sponsor Event Tickets

  • All Photography fees waived (excluding weddings)

  • Sponsorship of ALL Arboretum Fundraising Events

  • Invitation to VIP Garden Tour and Luncheon

  • Invitation to Coffee Char with Arboretum Leadership

  • Private Tour for up to 6 guests (pre-arranged)

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Sapling

$1,000

  • All benefits of Basic Membership, plus

  • Admission for 8

  • (2) 1-day Free Guest Passes

  • 8 Free Haunted Trail VIP/Sponsor Event Tickets

  • All Photography fees waived (excluding weddings)

  • Sponsorship of (1) Arboretum Fundraising Event

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Legacy

$25,000

  • All benefits of Basic Membership, plus

  • Admission for 10

  • (2) 1-day Free Guest Passes

  • 25 Free Haunted Trail VIP/Sponsor Event Tickets

  • All Photography fees waived (excluding weddings)

  • Sponsorship of ALL Arboretum Fundraising Events

  • Invitation to VIP Garden Tour and Luncheon

  • Invitation to Coffee Char with Arboretum Leadership

  • Private Tour for up to 6 guests (pre-arranged)

  • Lifetime Membership benefit

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Spruce

$2,500

  • All benefits of Basic Membership, plus

  • Admission for 8

  • (2) 1-day Free Guest Passes

  • 12 Free Haunted Trail VIP/Sponsor Event Tickets

  • All Photography fees waived (excluding weddings)

  • Sponsorship of (2) Arboretum Fundraising Events

Become a Member: Get Involved

Thank you to our Business Members!

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