Visit the Red Oak Rain Garden

The Red Oak Rain Garden is located on the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus between Allen Hall and McKinley Health Center. It is open year round, 24/7.

Biking: Bike racks are just north of the garden, near the Allen Hall parking lot, and in front of McKinley Health Center to the south.

Driving: For weekday parking, there are metered spaces along Dorner Drive. On weekends, you may park for free at the meters or in the F29 parking garage, which is located at 1201 S. Dorner Drive, Urbana.

Other things to keep in mind

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Dogs at the garden

Yes, the Red Oak Rain Garden welcomes leashed dogs at the garden. Many people walk their dogs on campus and we love seeing them! For everyone’s safety, please stay off the garden’s plants.

Campus requirements

Follow campus COVID-19 safety information and requirements for social distancing and face coverings. For a virtual visit option, see the Drone’s Eye View of the Garden.

Please comply with the campus’ smoke and tobacco-free policy.

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