UBC Botanical Garden, Vancouver
Categories: Gardens, Nature & Parks
Natural splendor is the focus of UBC Botanical Garden, Canada's oldest university garden. Founded in 1916 by British Columbia's first provincial botanist, a sprawling 44 ha (110 ac) leafy expanse supports 8,000 different species of plant life. Familiarize yourself with this diverse collection, from an alpine or rainforest garden to the Asian or organic food garden. If the surroundings inspire you to take action, head to the garden center shop and choose from a range of plants, gardening tools, and seeds cultivated from the grounds. Make UBC Botanical Garden a centerpiece of your Vancouver vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Vancouver itinerary builder.
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This garden had many beautiful roses throughout at the end of May when we visited for a graduation ceremony. Nice place for pictures with a view of the water. Roses, roses,besides everywhere.
We came here specifically for the TreeWalk after deciding that the Capilano Suspension Bridge was too expensive. This TreeWalk was half the price and came with an excellent tour from Laura, who answer... read more »
I love this place...its well designed and has something for everyone. Love the canopy walk, the many different garden zone areas (especially along the rocky east area (east side of main road), the exc... read more »
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