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Arboretum (Experimental Farm)

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Prince of Wales Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K2C 3R6, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Clean fun great time. Love the goats. Need for animals. I miss the explorer roses. That was amazing. One of the gems of ottawa

Thank palitzamo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This morning, we went for a walk in the Arboretum. A cool sunny fall morning, with the maple trees in full colour and the hydrangeas a beautiful pink. We will definitely return for a walk amongst the trees.

Thank Golferboy18
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Whether riding your bike, walking your dog or just ambling along with a friend, Ottawa’s Arboretum is a treasure. There are countless pathways through fields, on wooden bridges over ponds or along the famed Rideau Canal and all offer something different to see. Lots of...More

1  Thank WhositOttawa_Canada
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Arboretum is kind of an ordinary park, but it is actually very beautiful, with a lot of plants and trees. Not a must visit, but good for relaxation.

Thank Puri P
Reviewed August 19, 2018

A real disappointment. The Hop On Hop Off bus does not stop here every hour (like it is suppose to)- stranding us on a rainy day with nowhere to sit or be out of the rain. Gardens and grounds were a mess.Give this place a...More

Thank Judi I
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Having previously been to Cornell's Arboretum in Ithaca, NY we were somewhat disappointed with this one. Flowers were sorely in need of water, and there was no staff in sight-we had to discover on our own where to park-limit of 90 minutes in limited availability....More

Thank Kathy T
Reviewed July 26, 2018

The Arboretum is part of the experimental farm located east of prince of wales drive and the canal is the other boundary ! Not much to do or see here other than a nice walk up hill as well for views of the canal! aThe...More

1  Thank Patrick S
Reviewed June 8, 2018

It is a farm with animals. Good place to see farm and animals. Horses bit do not get too close but they are nice to see.

Thank JonahRyanForCongress
Reviewed June 7, 2018

This is a beautiful place to walk--at all times of the year...and don't forget to also visit the adjacent Fletchers's Wildlife Garden. The only problem is there is too little parking, but there is parking and the place is often not busy. This is a...More

Thank jqmilo
Reviewed April 25, 2018

Kids love it and they can run around and play in the great play area. There are always cool displays and cooking going on.

Thank K D
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February 16, 2018|
Response from jamiesJ4020IS | Reviewed this property |
Usually late April. Depends on the weather. Sometimes early May. In the Arboretum you will also see Magnolias.
Kemiim M
August 6, 2017|
Response from chillwills | Reviewed this property |
There's no camping at the Arboretum. I don't know where someone got that idea.