Maps & Publications


Arboretum trail mapAbbey Arboretum Trail Map

Copies can also be found at the Outdoor U offices in the Peter Engel Science Center, the Great Hall Information Desk, Outdoor Leadership Center and the Abbey Guesthouse. .


Other Mapsnordic ski trails


  • Learn about the history of the Chapel Trail, one of the most beloved hikes in Minnesota.
  • Take a virtual tour of the Boardwalk Loop, a 1.5 mile hike through prairie, wetland and forest.
  • prairie kioskMore than 15K of trails in the Abbey Arboretum are groomed for nordic skiing - for classic, skate or both. The natural rolling hills make some of the trails challenging but beautiful.


Nature of Saint John's book