University of Alberta Botanic Garden
Enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings of the University of Alberta Botanic Garden. Out of the city (but only minutes away), the UABG features 97 hectares of display gardens, natural areas and ecological preserves. Along with the stunning new Aga Khan Garden, a 4.8 hectare Mughal-inspired garden, visitors can enjoy indoor show houses, butterfly house, Kurimoto Japanese Garden, rose, lilac, peony and lily collections, herb garden, indigenous garden, extensive alpine garden and more. Charming gift shop, outdoor patio concession. Guided tours available.
Dates of Operation:
Open daily May 1 through Thanksgiving
May 1 - 31: Daily 10 am - 5 pm
June 1 - Sep.t 2: 10 am - 6 pm; open till 8:30 pm on Thursdays.
Sept. 3 - Oct. 14: Daily 10 am - 5 pm
Located in Parkland County, 5 km north of Devon on Hwy 60, 15 minutes southwest of Edmonton.
Admission Offer (gate, events, etc.):
Free General Admission with Attractions Pass.