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Arboretum (Experimental Farm)

#20 of 267 things to do in Ottawa Features Animals
Prince of Wales Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K2C 3R6, Canada
+1 613-230-3276
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Prince of Wales Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K2C 3R6, Canada
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Reviewed August 11, 2015

August is a great time to enjoy the outdoor walk through the Arboritum. Beautiful sceneries, and walkways.

Thank Linda N
Reviewed August 5, 2015

First, we didn't know how to get in. We got lost getting into the entrance. We then realized we had to go through the round-a-bout. Then we had to ask where do we pay to get in from a random person in the parking lot....More

Thank Mary-Lou D
Reviewed July 30, 2015

Just a beautiful area to visit. There are trails within the arboretum to walk/bike/run, as well as some small parking areas. There is a large lake in the arboretum and several other marsh like areas on the grounds. There are thousands of trees of different...More

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed July 30, 2015

Visited and biked through many times, always beautiful. Looks like something out of an impressionistic painting.

Thank Dani P
Reviewed July 29, 2015

We paid $6 for parking, put the ticket in our window. Three weeks later, received a $25 parking ticket from the city stating we didn't pay. After one week the ticket was thrown out, so could not prove we had paid. There is a slot...More

Thank Elaine Z
Reviewed July 28, 2015

You feel like you are in the country when you visit the location in the middle of Ottawa.Vary interesting place to see

Thank Karen R
Reviewed July 23, 2015

A great walking tour. Wish I would have had more time to just enjoy the scenery. Thank you for the engaging opportunity. And it's free!

Thank Chantel S
Reviewed July 21, 2015

A stroll through the gardens can be inspiring during spring, summer, or fall. The rose beds are blooming with Canadian explorer roses and hardy specimens in July! We admire the hardy hibiscus in August, as well as the various shades of pink and red peonies...More

Thank court2569
Reviewed July 19, 2015

The gardens were nice, although most plants were not labelled, which is a nice touch at other arboretums. We were disappointed with the farm/agricultural museum. Being farmers, we assumed the farm part would be directed to the non-farming public, which it was. However, there were...More

Thank Beancounter4
Reviewed July 15, 2015

You don't have to like trees to enjoy a walk through the arboretum! We had a great walk in this city oasis and saw lots of birds and other wildlife. The park is well set up with walk and cycle ways throughout and if you're...More

Thank Maria T
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Anyone know if there are any public washrooms in the Arboretum? And if so, where they are located?
May 7, 2015|
Response from TouristEric | Reviewed this property |
Public restrooms are located in one of the office buildings in the parking lot (the one furthest south, if I recall). I'm not sure of the hours but on a Sunday in May there were only open until 4:00 p.m.