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Trochu Arboretum & Gardens

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Lovely place to relax

Recently had the pleasure to visit the gardens. Complete with a lunch at the Sweetgrass cafe... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Clive, Iowa
Hidden in plain sight

My wife and I shared a leisurely walk around the beautiful gardens and enjoyed a lovely lunch on... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
Three Hills, Canada
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420 Northfield Rd, Trochu, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-442-3085
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently had the pleasure to visit the gardens. Complete with a lunch at the Sweetgrass cafe. Lovely way to spend an afternoon. Congratulations to the town of Trochu for their forward thinking and hard work. Gardens of this high calibre are a lot of hard...More

Thank lms973
Reviewed 25 July 2018

My wife and I shared a leisurely walk around the beautiful gardens and enjoyed a lovely lunch on the patio of the cafe. If you want a peaceful experience enjoying natural beauty combined with a good meal, this is the place. Just off HWY 21...More

Thank Swazimac
Reviewed 9 July 2018

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

Thank emandernie
Reviewed 18 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
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
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
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.

Thank Canadian_Ramblers
Reviewed 25 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 !

Thank Dorgre
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

Thank Dale H
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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Bonnie M
16 October 2017|
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.