This is a great place to visit with family, the animals are adorable, and it's pretty amazing that you are able to get up and close with the animals. The goats are a must see
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Located within the boundaries of the Experimental Farm, along the historic Rideau Canal, a short walk from Carleton University and a popular dining area known as Little Italy, the Arboretum is a Government of Canada managed property that showcases all of Canada's native tree species....More
Whether summer, spring, fall or winter the arboretum is a great place to go with family and the dog. Spring delivers the spectacular views of the many flowering trees. Like the awesome magnolia trees, summer is along Dow's Lake, the canal, plenty of shade and...More
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
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
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!!!
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
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
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.