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Aldridge Gardens

Address: 3530 Lorna Road, Hoover, AL 35216
Phone Number: 205.682.8019
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Ranked #1 of 9 Attractions in Hoover
Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Birmingham, Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I've been to Aldridge several times, but first visited looking for a wedding venue. Not only is it a gorgeous garden, but the house on the property also houses some interesting art. The lake is beautiful year-round. I had an October wedding there and it really was my perfect dream wedding. This place will always be special to me.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We visited Aldridge Gardens last weekend. The grounds were beautiful and well maintained. There are several cute sculptures and lots of scenic photo opportunities. The lake has a half mile nature trail surrounding it, so you can get in some exercise while you're enjoying the nature. I'd recommend this location for children as well as adults of all ages.

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This place could lower your blood pressure. The walking trail is beautiful and the air is so pure and pleasant. Benches are placed in several areas and are inviting you to sit for a while to read or just relax and look at the lake. Very pleasant visit.

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globeseeker007
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This 30 acre park is a great place to relax and enjoy the scenery. There are quite a few walking trails and one even takes you around the lake. Throughout the park are benches for those who want to rest and reflect on the tranquality and beauty of the place. The park is well maintained and contains flowers, trees, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Love to go to the gardens and just walk around the lake, enjoy the flowers, and take lots of pictures. Very well maintained with several spots to be alone and just admire nature. Many times can enjoy the gardens without seeing anyone but usually will meet fellow nature lovers. A great place for solo or family walks.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

It's a nice and unexpected park off of Lorna Rd. in Hoover. Good place to take a walk, not so many species of plants to admire. I believe it should look much prettier in spring. Just a few flowers in the summer. However, it's very clean and well taken care of.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

Even when you're away from home! I visit family every so often in Birmingham but always try to visit Aldridge. My last visit coincided with an art show being held there which was a plus. Walk the path and you'll find lots of wildlife and don't miss the little gift shop.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I enjoy visiting these gardens and walking around the lake and through the gardens. It is small, so don't expect to spend hours looking at the platings, but it is very well maintained. The whole area is clean, and easily accessible to most. There is a nice variety of planting and they have a covered area where they orient school... More 

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Bremen, Indiana, United States
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10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Small but beautiful garden...wonderful paths to walk around a pond, picnic area, small gift shop, very tranquil.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Aldridge Botanical Gardens is almost a hidden treasure in the heart of Hoover, AL that not many know about. It has a nice, winding trail that goes about a half-mile or so around a small lake in the center of the property, and has many areas for restful relaxation. There are often events there (check out their website at http://aldridgegardens.com/)... More 

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