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Aldridge Gardens

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Nice place for a family walk

We visited on a warm December day when things weren't really in bloom, but it was still a nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Erwin, Tennessee
Nice place to walk or events

Great place for a quiet walk in the city and just relax with nature. Also, events here are well... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Hoover, Alabama
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“peaceful walk”(3 reviews)
“feed the fish”(2 reviews)
“donation box”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a warm December day when things weren't really in bloom, but it was still a nice walk. We visited the visitors bldg and picked up a scavenger hunt bag for our daughter to do during our walk. She really enjoyed doing it....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Re1977
Reviewed 19 October 2018

I think this would have been better if we went when things were in bloom we really caught the last little flashes of color. Its a nice area to walk around but its kind of blah without any color. I can image that its beautiful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tinkerbsb
hotelier3250, Chief Executive Officer at Aldridge Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Thank you for visiting beautiful Aldridge Gardens. In the Spring the thousands of Hydrangeas are in Bloom as well as other beautiful flowers. In the Fall the trees are usually beautiful but they are just starting to turn due to the cooler weather. I hope...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Great place for a quiet walk in the city and just relax with nature. Also, events here are well done!

Date of experience: August 2018
hotelier3250, CEO at Aldridge Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post a wonderful experience at Aldridge Gardens. We greatly appreciate it.

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

The Gardens are perfect for an easy nature stroll, picnic, special event, or meditation by the lake. It has a large collection of Japanese Maples which will soon be displaying vivid fall colors and there are camellias for all seasons, plus Aldridge’s signature collections of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank murrayhill52
Reviewed 13 September 2018

I was at the gardens recently and found it a nice place to take my great niece. Because she is just three, we stayed on the smoother paths and didn't go on the longer trails in the woods. The weather was lovely but not much...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

I love to go walk around this lake. Wonderful trail and gardens. Very peaceful place to enjoy in town.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank sheivella
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Located in the heart of a bustling Birmingham suburb, Aldridge Gardens offers a calm, peaceful, relaxing environment.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Sean P
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to visit for a beautiful place for a peaceful walk. You can walk and see the lake and all the beautiful flowers and foliage.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank bamba
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Aldridge Gardens is a beautiful natural respite in Hoover, Alabama. It is a quiet and peaceful park just off a busy road. The flowers, trees, and pond are arranged in such a way as to make for a very restful atmosphere. There is a walking...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank J Norfleete D
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful. Children love playing on the statues and feeding the fish. Take a loaf of bread to feed the fish.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 389marileed
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28 October 2016|
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Response from hotelier3250 | Property representative |
Members can walk dogs on a leash certain hours during the week. Please check our website for more information
4 June 2016|
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Response from samsgram2012 | Reviewed this property |
Members only may fish Mon-Thurs 4:30-7 pm in spring & summer; 3:00-4:30 pm in the fall.