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University of Guelph Arboretum

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College Avenue East, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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Visited on a nice day and really enjoyed it.

Very large area, we drove some of it and parked a few times and got out and walked around to see... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brampton, Canada
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This natural area on the south end of the city seems to fit well into the local culture, even... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Edward W
Toronto, Canada
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College Avenue East, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very large area, we drove some of it and parked a few times and got out and walked around to see beautiful gardens and more.

Thank Fastball_42
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This natural area on the south end of the city seems to fit well into the local culture, even though it is far enough out of the way. While we were there you could see running groups and various people walking pets, even though there...More

Thank Edward W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very well maintained. Offers ample parking space, free admission and scenic views. Suitable for those having some interest in Dendrology or Botany, else it is just like a city park.

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I recommend picking up a map of the park at the main Kiosk during business hours. Most of the map boxes on the trails were empty when we were there. Very well maintained site. Main trails are wide and flat with loose gravel or earth,...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The Arboretum at the University of Guelph is a great area for a leisure walk, jog or run. It is big enough to accommodate several people yet feel some serene peace by getting away from it all. A mix of different trees and gravel/grass paths....More

Thank 662panosm
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoy many trees, gardens and trails through a gentle woodland, many with guiding signage. Every part is easy-walking. My favourite is the Japanese garden...something we didn't expect. If your kids are studying at University of Guelph, you'll appreciate the calm of this natural space during...More

Thank m p
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The arboretum is a nice walk but you should know that the focus is trees and shrubs so don't go looking for flowers. The grounds and clean the staff are very friendly.

Thank carlast
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

On a beautiful Sunday afternoon, we headed over to the Arboretum for a walk along one of the many trails. It was a fun family outing. The trails aren't marked every step of the way but it is pretty intuitive. It isn't a hard walk...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

To see a world in a grain of sand And a heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palm of your hand And eternity in an hour - William Blake My boyfriend is traveling and I'm alone in Ontario. Decided to explore the...More

Thank 279melindaz
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We were in Guelph visiting family and wanted to go for a walk. We decided to go to the University of Guelph and try walking through the arboretum. It was a very pleasant walk. The paths were well maintained, the area was very clean and...More

Thank PawsMona
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