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Trochu Arboretum & Gardens

420 Northfield Rd, Trochu, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-442-3085
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Truly Amazing

What an inspiration by the town to keep this lovely quarter section alive and full of trees... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
emandernie
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Calgary, Canada
A pleasant experience even though it was early in the season

This is a treasure, and is Trochu ever lucky to have it! This is not a huge Arborteum, and small... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
BenLar137
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Calgary, Canada
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420 Northfield Rd, Trochu, Alberta, Canada
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+1 403-442-3085
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What an inspiration by the town to keep this lovely quarter section alive and full of trees, plants, and flowers.

Thank emandernie
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

This is a treasure, and is Trochu ever lucky to have it! This is not a huge Arborteum, and small children and anybody with mobility issues will be able to see the entire thing. There's lots of interesting trees, and even so early, there were...More

Thank BenLar137
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Yes, don't be jealous if your small prairie community does not have a lovely place like this: water feature, identified trees and shrubs, well-kept property, lots of benches, a nice tea house/cafe. This facility (honor payment at the front gate) is a credit to Trochu.

2  Thank Grimshaw A
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Beautiful Gardens filled with flowers, trees and benches to sit and enjoy! Don't forget to bring your camera.

1  Thank Doug N
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Heritage trees and beautiful flower beds. Quaint cafe with excellent food on site. Great for a day trip from Calgary or Red Deer.

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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on the way through from Rosebud Theatre beautiful gardens and had a wonderful time at the Sweetgrass café highly recommend the food and atmosphere !

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Reviewed 23 June 2017

What a great place to stop for a stretch, have a picnic lunch or buy lunch in their cafe. The park is a great display of trees, shrubs and flowers. It is not overly large so is a short walk to take a break from...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2016

beautiful historical grounds, run by volunteers, and a a very cute cafe that serves homemade soups, paninis, desserts and hot drinks

Thank Cory009
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

The Trochu Arboretum & Gardens is a wonderful stop to stretch your legs. They have numerous roses, trees, herbs and flowers to see. Some are tagged with the names to help you identify them. They have a bathroom available at the time we visited. I...More

Thank savvy2016
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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We made a special trip here en route to Rosebud after reading other reviews on Trip Advisor. We were not disappointed! The gardens were lovely and we enjoyed the best seafood melt ever at the Sweetgrass Cafe. I highly recommend a lunch stop if you...More

Thank Suebev
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Bonnie M
15 October 2017|
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Response from Grimshaw A | Reviewed this property |
I do not know their hours. Nothing on the Web. Moot point: they are probably closed or about to for the winter.
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