"To provide for the creation and maintenance of an arboretum and gardens designed to demonstrate to the public the beauty and other values of arboricultural and horticultural material displayed." Mr. Harry Fee, founder of Hidden Lake Gardens.
To maintain and improve Hidden Lake Gardens for the benefit and education of the public.
To instill an appreciation of plants, gardens, landscapes and the natural environment.
To display collections of plants that are of horticultural, botanical, and aesthetic value to the public, to students, and to professionals of various disciplines.
To interpret the collections and grounds and utilize them for the educational benefit of the public.
To preserve an undeveloped area of the scenic Irish Hills providing a place of beauty and inspiration for public enjoyment.