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Arboretum (Experimental Farm)

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Prince of Wales Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K2C 3R6, Canada
+1 613-230-3276
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“dow's lake” (27 reviews)
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Prince of Wales Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K2C 3R6, Canada
+1 613-230-3276
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ginette from AAFC was HORRIBLE to deal with in order to obtain a permission form to use the park for our small intimate ceremony/photos. She was very discouraging of the idea, very rude, and essentially was just trying to get us to find somewhere else....More

Thank JKJC22
Reviewed 17 November 2017

I have been to the farm on more than one occasion, once with my niece, who was 5 - it was so much fun to watch her interact with the animals. I have also been there with other adults for specific events like the sheep...More

Thank Rosaliegh
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This place is a highlight of any trip to Ottawa. The splendid trees offer a sanctuary from civilization right in the heart of the city. The place is great for nature walks or for tobogganing in the winter!!!

Thank Edwin B
Reviewed 14 September 2017

great place to bring grandpa or kids for a visite free every day after 4pm open till 5pm see so many animals and learn so much

Thank cheryllynn18
Reviewed 20 July 2017

So many trees. This is a great way to preserve strains and species. If you like trees this is the place to go.

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 19 July 2017

what a jewel in the centre of Ottawa. Go and plan enough time to wander through the barns as well as the gardens - don't miss the pond in the rose garden! or the hidden path and tiny bridges. They are magical when you are...More

3  Thank Yvonne H
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great place to visit!! Arboretum (Experimental Farm) was amazing!! Love the animals and the farm is really fun for all ages :) The staff is really nice and well organized.

1  Thank FoObzGatOtt
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Walking through this place is a tree lovers dream. Trees from all over the world. If yo're like me it gives you ideas about what to buy for your yard. Plus its a great place to walk the dogs.

Thank chillwills
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is my favourite place in all of Ottawa. It's a wonderful place year round - in the spring and summer it's beautiful for picnics, walking, reading a book, playing sports, people watching, taking pictures (there's always wedding pictures being taken here!). Lots of beautiful...More

1  Thank Heather P
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Take the bike path, cross the locks, find a shady spot near Dow's Lake, and enjoy a picnic. Play hide and go seek with the kids. Rent a paddle boat at the Pavillion. Show the family the farm animals. Enjoy this idyllic location.

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Kemiim M
6 August 2017|
Response from chillwills | Reviewed this property |
There's no camping at the Arboretum. I don't know where someone got that idea.