Memorial University Botanical Garden is located within Pippy Park, at
306 Mount Scio Road, in St. John's, Newfoundland.
Please visit our contacts page for our mailing address.
Before arriving at the garden, please confirm our visiting hours.
The Garden is located at 306 Mount Scio Road, which is on the north-west side of the road, within Pippy Park, St. John's, Newfoundland. Complimentary parking is available on both sides of the road. The Garden is approximately 1km from Thorburn Road on the west and 2km from Allandale Road on the East.
The nearest Metrobus stop is on Route 10 at Marie's Mini Mart (heading west), and near Wedgewood Insurance (heading east), both on Thorburn Road. These stops are near the Tim Horton's which is on the corner of Thorburn Road and Mt. Scio Road. You will then need to walk about 1km uphill on Mt. Scio Road. Please be aware that Mt. Scio is a country road, with only a gravel shoulder and no sidewalks. It is possible to walk most of the Mt. Scio route on a more pleasant Grand Concourse trail (see Walk below).
There are a variety of taxi services in St. John's. Please ask your driver to take you to Memorial University Botanical Garden, located at 306 Mt. Scio Road.
Walkers can access the Garden via the Grand Concourse trails. The Long Pond to Oxen Pond or Oxen Pond to Wishingwell walks are available on the Grand Concourse Authority Website. If you wish to walk on roads, please be aware that Mt. Scio is a country road, with only a gravel shoulder and no sidewalks.