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Devonian Botanic Garden, Edmonton

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
4/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web
Enjoy a relaxing stroll around the leafy paths and cultivated gardens of Devonian Botanic Garden, a verdant 97 ha (240 ac) expanse scattered with plant collections, indoor shophouses and an extensive nature trail system. Take your time to explore some of the many tranquil spots of natural beauty, including the Kurimoto Japanese Garden, the Tropical Shophouse complete with stunning exotic butterflies and Temperate and Arid Showhouses. Established in 1959, the gardens are also a research facility for the University of Alberta, who maintain the grounds and focus on conservation and environmental education. When you need to rest your feet, stop by the onsite Patio Cafe for a refreshment. Put Devonian Botanic Garden at the forefront of your travel plans using our Edmonton travel itinerary maker.
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  • If you are not a garden person, this may not be your place. But... we really enjoyed our two hours wandering through the various gardens, including the large Japanese garden. Late September was clearl...  read more »
  • These gardens are very large and for a great price. We loved being able to bang the gong in the Japanese gardens. There was so much to see. Will definitely check it out again. 
  • This Garden only opens between May and September. During this time, it is absolutely beautiful. Flowers and trees are well groomed and breath-taking. Every year, first Sunday of June, there is Spring ...  read more »
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