University of Alberta Botanic Garden
When you visit the University of Alberta Botanic Garden, a 240-acre (97 hectare) property located a few minutes SW of Edmonton, you can expect a relaxing, peaceful, environment. At this "garden in a forest", you'll get an introduction to plants that survive and thrive in a northern climate, you'll see how cultures define gardens, and you'll be connected to the natural world in a beautiful way. Serenity and idyllic beauty await you.
Features include the stunning new Aga Khan Garden (a 4.8 hectare Mughal-inspired gem); the tranquil Kurimoto Japanese Garden; rose, lilac, peony and lily collections; Indigenous garden;, extensive alpine garden and more.
In 2020, changes to our operations have been implemented for public safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some areas, including our indoor showhouses, patio cafe concession and gift shop are closed. Some gardens with narrow access points are also closed this year. One-way routing and other measures are also in place. In addition, advance reservations are required for all admissions in 2020.
Dates of Operation:
In 2020, we will be open June 1 through Thanksgiving.
Advance reservations are required for admission in 2020, through the Garden's website botanicgarden.ualberta.ca
June 1 - August 31: Daily 10 am to 8 pm
Check website for fall hours.
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.
The Edmonton Attractions Passes are intended for individual guests. Groups larger than 10, please contact the Garden directly for group pricing and arrangements at 780-492-3340.