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Great for a short stroll

Very nice garden in a beautiful location beside Slocan Lake. No entry fee. Some interesting trees... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Calgary, Canada
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Don’t miss this lovely garden!

This was a pleasant surprise after visiting the Nikkei Memorial Center around the corner. This... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Easton, Maryland
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1st Street, New Denver, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Very nice garden in a beautiful location beside Slocan Lake. No entry fee. Some interesting trees and plants. Japanese in style. Located about 2 blocks (an easy walk) from the Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre. Lovely.

Thank foulaman
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This was a pleasant surprise after visiting the Nikkei Memorial Center around the corner. This garden is like an oasis. Beautifully designed, it invites you to walk different paths, some of them leading to another spot, some ending blindly at a quiet spot to sit...More

Thank EvaSmorz
Reviewed 21 July 2018

We stumbled upon these gardens when passing through New Denver. They are lovely and worth taking a little time to wander through.

Thank Peggy-Ron
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Enjoyed stopping at the Kohan Reflection Garden this week. It is a wonderfully kept gardens (by local volunteers). Take a few minutes to enjoy this peaceful spot if you are in the area, it is well worth the time to stop and reflect on the...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I was in the area so stopped for some quiet time. It is a love,y garden and I imagine when it is in bloom it is gorgeous. The gardens are well kept and there are many quiet nooks. There is access right onto the beach....More

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Touring the gardens came across three artists drawing and painting the local landscape. They were happily creating when we stumbled upon them. A beautiful Japanese garden maintained by local residents and a book for volunteers to record their efforts. You would think it was paid...More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Location of this small meandering Japanese Garden is outstanding overlooking the southern view of the Slocan Lake in New Denver BC. Maintained beautifully by volunteer help.

Thank somiletah
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This garden which is located next to Slocan Lake commemorates the Japanese people who were placed in a internment camp during WW2. Beautifully laid out garden with several water features maintained by a team of volunteers.

Thank Geopiggy
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We visited the Kohan Reflection Garden after visiting the Nikkei Memorial Internment Centre. A beautiful, peaceful spot on the shores of Slocan Lake, lovingly tended by volunteers, that offered us the time and space to, yes, reflect.

Thank Will K
Reviewed 24 July 2016

A restful Japanese type garden with lots of trees and shrubs, native and imported, with ponds and running water. A nice beach view. Next to the town campground. Great place to take a break.

Thank leswott
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