Father's Day Fishing and Railway Garden Tours

Spend Father’s Day enjoying outdoor fun and special experiences at Gabis Arboretum at Purdue University Northwest!
 
Father’s Day Activities: 
 
Behind-the-scenes Tours of the Railway Garden. Time: 11:00 am & 1:00 pm.

Treat your dad to this unique experience by getting a look behind the scenes of the arboretum’s award-winning model railroad garden. Get an inside peek into the elaborate control room and see how the exhibit is maintained. Suitable for kids and adults. Tours last approximately one hour. Registration is required.

$5 per person. Arboretum admission fees apply for non-members.

Open Fishing: Time: 8 a.m. to noon

Bring your own gear for catch and release fishing at the North Pond at Gabis Arboretum. Participation is free. This pond was stocked years ago with bluegill, perch, and bass. Don’t expect to catch a big one; these are just tiny panfish and fun for the kids.

Date: Sunday, June 19, 2022
Time: Check website for times (CT)
Address: 450 W. 100 North, Valparaiso, IN 46385
Phone: (219) 462-0025
Admission: Check website for fees

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