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“Arboretum” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Arboretum (Experimental Farm)

Arboretum (Experimental Farm)
Prince of Wales Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K2C3R6 , Canada
613 230 3276
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Ranked #19 of 235 things to do in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Arboretum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

I have been visiting the Arboretum about twice a year, every year for the past 42 years. We took our kids there when they were little. They loved toboggening down the hill in winter. In summer, it is absolutely beautiful with trees, flowers and the river below.

Visited August 2012
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Lethbridge, Canada
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“A tree lovers paradise...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

What a beautiful quiet spot in the middle of Ottawa. Some incredible trees here for the arborephile (is that a word?) both in terms of age, variety, and appearence. Lots of people like to walk their dogs here too. Not an official off leash area, but most of the dogs roaming around were under control. Will visit every time we are in Ottawa.

The price is right too ;)

Visited August 2012
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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“For those who like trees...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

Fantastic diversity. And a pleasant walk. The scenery is zen-like pastoral.

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Ottawa, Canada
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“A walk in the park”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

A lovely park to visit for a picnic, or a stroll along the winding canals. Many different trees, shrubs, and flowers to enjoy.

Visited August 2011
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“Arboretum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

A nice place to walk or if you are a tree lover a great display of many trees that you won't find anywhere else in Ottawa. Recommend getting a guide book (for the Love of Trees) to learn more about the trees and for their self guided walks.

Visited August 2011
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