Troll Hunt at The Morton Arboretum

Troll Hunt will remain through 2019, weather permitting

Journey through the far-reaching forest to hunt for six colossal trolls crafted from reclaimed wood by Danish artist Thomas Dambo. Marvel at 15- to 30-foot-tall (and one 60-foot long) sculptures that have been created to serve as guardians of the forest. 

The Story


 The Experience

Be prepared to explore the Arboretum's entire 1,700 acres during the Troll Hunt. 

  • 6 trolls hidden throughout the forest 
  • Plus, follow the clues to find the secret troll hideout 
  • Travel by car, bike or foot - hiking distance is six to seven miles total
  • Included in Arboretum admission

Plan Your Visit

The Morton Arboretum
4100 Illinois Route 53
Lisle, IL 60532

Click here for map and directions. 

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