Mapleton, Illinois: Wizard of Oz Garden

In a public park you can walk a Yellow Brick Road and see photo-ops of some of the famous characters from Oz.
Address:
9424 S. Mapleton Rd, Mapleton, IL
Directions:
From US Hwy 24 turn north onto S. Walnut St. and drive into town. Turn right onto W. Main St./Hwy 19. Follow Hwy 19 three-quarters of a mile, then turn right into Butler Haynes Park. The Oz garden is toward the back, next to the parking lot.
Admission:
Free
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Oz Garden

The Oz Garden has relocated to the back of the Butler Haynes Park. As you enter the park go to your right and follow the road all the way around. The Oz Garden has tripled in size, and is a vision and passion of the Hollis Park District gardeners. The Hollis Park District has an annual Wizard of Oz Festival in August.

[Angela Martiens, 07/26/2016]

Wizard of Oz Garden.

Wizard of Oz Garden

Great condition! The Yellow Brick Road and movie characters are charming. It's small, but very well maintained, and we loved walking the Yellow Brick Road.

[Fornaz Roadsters, 07/31/2015]

Garden of Oz.

Wizard of Oz Garden

There's a Wizard of Oz theme garden in Butler Haynes Park. You can walk the Yellow Brick Road and see some of the famous characters from Oz. An annual Wizard of Oz festival is held on this site every August.

[kevin skoglund, 08/18/2014]

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