The Brenton Arboretum is a not-for-profit botanical institution dedicated to bringing joy to all through the beauty and knowledge of the natural world of trees.
From Adel take Hwy 6 east. Turn north on R Ave. Turn west on 260th St. Arboretum entrance is 1.3 miles ahead on the right.
Adel offers something for everyone; from its rich history as the Dallas County Seat, being Heisman Trophy winner, Nile Kinnick’s birthplace, to serving as host along the growingly popular Raccoon River Valley Trail and its events.
Established in 1847, Adel is a thriving community. Over 4000 people call Adel “home” and within the past 5 years, 251 families have invested in the building their homes in Adel.
The ADM School system is one of the top ranked schools in Iowa and serves over 1600 students. Our school system is one of the driving forces for new families deciding to make their home here in Adel.