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Address: 3530 Lorna Rd, Hoover, AL 35216-5902
Phone Number: +1 205-682-8019
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Just beautiful

Went for the Indian festival. This was my first visit and it was absolutely gorgeous. I must go back and spend more time there. I have lived a couple miles from here for 6... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Anthony P
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for the Indian festival. This was my first visit and it was absolutely gorgeous. I must go back and spend more time there. I have lived a couple miles from here for 6 years and this was my first visit. Everyone should check it out.

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Thank Anthony P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Their is a nice trail here with plenty of walking room. It's great to have a spot like this in such an urban area. We did get the membership that does allow us to fish and bring our dogs on certain days. It's a gem hidden in Hoover.

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Thank Stephan H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

My daughter got married here in July several years back. There is a beautiful pond and shaded walk ways through the wooded area with flowers. Loved it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful spot for a walk in nature. Thoroughly enjoyed watching the turtles play. We spent time sitting by the gorgeous lake and watching the swans and ducks. A bit of heaven amid the hustle and bustle less than a few miles away... Family friendly!

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Mc Calla, Alabama
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199 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

My husband and I recently visited the gardens for an afternoon picnic and getaway. The gardens are lovely and we enjoyed just sitting and watching the geese and ducks. Don't forget to visit the garden shop because they have unique gardening gifts. This is a great place to spend a few hours walking through the gardens (and it is free).

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Thank Fiery2015
Birmingham, AL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2016

I attended a field trip with my son's 2nd grade class to Aldridge Gardens. I had no idea this place was so scenic and available for the public to view. The gardens were beautiful, and the staff was helpful. The kids got great demonstrations on which types of soil are better for growing plants and also got to make compost... More 

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Thank pennymotley
Hoover, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Aldridge Gardens is a lovely place to relax with a book by the lake, stroll through a meandering path bordered by Snowflake Hydranges (and other varieties), pause by the babbling brook as it makes its way to the lake, or do a power walk around the perimeter. The house and pavilion are lovely venues for receptions and parties. Inside the... More 

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Thank 22Linda2015
Birmingham, Alabama
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32 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

The layout is very pretty with a trail around the pond providing a nice view. There is very little incline so an easy walk and not very long. Lots of spots to just sit and enjoy the peac and quiet. A lovely escape.

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Thank DrPezz
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

A friend introduced me to Aldredge Gardens many years ago. I visit there nearly monthly when I need to get away from it all. The sensation is amazing from the first time you walk through the gate. You are no longer in Hoover or Alabama for that matter. You have stepped through a portal into another world. Pack a lunch,... More 

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Thank HongryHippo
Prattville, Alabama
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27 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2016

Beautiful gardens, relaxing; however, recently attended a wedding and reception on the grounds. Promised several items that were never delivered, several items in contract were not accurate. Paid for rented heaters--never provided--person working reception didn't have keys to get them out, so everyone suffered because they were ill-prepared. Website says bride's area would be secure and safe to leave valuables.... More 

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