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Oshawa Valley Botanical Gardens

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A Beautiful Garden in the Center of Oshawa

Come visit early Spring to September and int October for Seasonal Beauty - Flowers, Colours... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
Ontario, Canada
Love this park, hidden gem in Oshawa

Nice spot to break up a day ! Summer flowers and peonys are beautiful, peaceful river where you can... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Andrew C
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“mid june”(3 reviews)
“walking path”(2 reviews)
“hidden gem”(5 reviews)
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155 Gladstone Ave, Oshawa, Ontario L1J 4E8, Canada
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

Come visit early Spring to September and int October for Seasonal Beauty - Flowers, Colours, Ravines, and rest a while, read a book, and enjoy the view

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Reviewed 26 October 2018

Nice spot to break up a day ! Summer flowers and peonys are beautiful, peaceful river where you can watch the salmon swim upstream in the fall

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Wonderful well laid out area of tranquility. Great Flora everywhere. Nice stream \ water area and safe enough for children to enter and get wet and cool while you watch from nearby benches. Nice place to visit during hot summer days and wonderful picture taking...More

Thank TangoForFun
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Great area to walk around and enjoy the scenery and peacefulness. Various easy family things to do. Kids can run around freely and has two playgrounds. Peonies are beautiful during the festival.

Thank Nancy d
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

It was a gloomy afternoon, but this didn't stop us from exploring the Oshawa Valley Botanical Garden. Some of the flowers were almost done blooming, however, what I enjoyed the most was seeing and meeting people from all ages just leisurely enjoying the sun, breeze...More

Thank 24Ceecee
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We came specifically for the Peony Festival and it was just as advertised only better! Beautiful gardens along with a good assortment of arts and crafts and food vendors. Great location along the Oshawa Creek and an easy walk from our hotel in downtown Oshawa....More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We have not got a single negative comment to make. Exceptional gardens. Accessible paths. No smoking near the multiple childrens playgrounds. Walking path to the baseball diamond with great stadium seating and a concession stand. Lots of street parking as well as a parking lot...More

Thank jblore
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Try a nice relaxing stroll along the paths and enjoy the folege, fountains and flowers. The grounds are well maintined for everyone to enjoy. Pack a picnic lunch and sit along side the creek. This is a great place for little ones to cool off...More

Thank Ham101Ham
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I love this place. Even when the peony festival is not in season, there are still plenty of flowers to see. Well laid out and a great place to take photos for a special occasion.

Thank Alexandra E
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Beautiful place to visit and go for a walk (walk dogs on leash), but was VERY disappointed with the Peony Festival held here this year! Thought I was in a different country with different music. Truckloads of people that do not live in Oshawa or...More

Thank Passionate V
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Vimala T
4 September 2016|
Response from A C | Reviewed this property |
There were no gates to get into the Botanical Gardens, so I don't think there would be any open/close times. You should be able to visit whenever you like. It's a public space.
20 June 2016|
Response from jcmmohr |
Never mind and thanks anyways I found out you do have to obtain a permit. For those who wondered about this too here is what it says on the Oshawa Canada website: things-to-do - weddings and photography Weddings and... More