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Hidden Lake Gardens

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United States of America - Michigan - Tipton

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International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Hidden Lake Gardens

Hidden Lake Gardens is dedicated to the benefit and education of the public.

Hidden Lake Gardens primary purpose is to provide the visitor with a better awareness, understanding, and appreciation of natural and improved environments.

Main Address:
Hidden Lake Gardens
Michigan State University
6214 Monroe Road
Michigan 49287 United States of America

Telephone: (517) 431-2060
Fax: (517) 431-9148
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Steven Courtney, Manager
    Curator's Name: Steven Courtney
    Plant Records Officer's Name: Steven Courtney

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1945
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Total Area: 81 Hectares
    Latitude: 42.0223240
    Longitude: -84.1063150
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Arboretum: Yes
  • Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Friends society: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 50000
    Number of Volunteers: 200

Plant Collections

  • Cultivation Taxa Num: 1600
  • Special Collections:Michigan Hosta Society Collection
    Harper Collection of Dwarf & Rare Conifers

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: Yes
    Public Lectures/Talks: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes