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Bloedel Reserve

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Address: Bainbridge Island, WA
Phone Number: 206-842-7631
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Delight to the senses.

Oh my. An unexpected delight to the senses. I never tire of going and each season it is different. I still have grounds I have not explored.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Oh my. An unexpected delight to the senses. I never tire of going and each season it is different. I still have grounds I have not explored.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Bainbridge is a beautiful island a 35-minute ferry ride across the Puget Sound from Seattle. This is one of its most beautiful spots and there are many. It is beautifully manicured and a wonderful to stroll around and take in the beauty.

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Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I don't know know how many acres the Bloedel Reserve is on but the beautiful grounds are a must see. All of the wonderful flowers and plants with the pristine grounds is very enjoyable. Go through the mansion and learn about the reserve. Besides the beautiful grounds they have symphonies and poetry readings. Peaceful surroundings. I highly recommend the reserve.

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North Barrington, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

What beautiful grounds and we saw so little of them due to our late arrival. Do check the close time because I think it is a bit earlier than one would think. You could make a lovely half day out of the reserve. The estate was also worth walking out to if not for the grounds and view. The pine... More 

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Our GS troop took a summer trip to Seattle. We had 11 - 13/14 year old girls and 3 Chaperones. We took the ferry to Bainbridge and visited the Bloedel Reserve. What a beautiful location! We had a very busy week, so a hike through these beautiful gardens was very appreciated. The girls enjoyed the hike and our guide did... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This place is one of the top reasons to visit Bainbridge Island if you like to wander around beautiful over-the-top peaceful gardens. A few settings include a Japanese tea house, a formal mansion overlooking the Sound, meadows, fern grotto, and more.

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Lorton, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

While I didn't dislike my trip to the Bloedel Reserve, I wasn't overly impressed. The roughly 2.5 mile walk takes you through a meadow, wooded area, japanese garden, moss garden, and a few other points of interest. Unfortunately, even the manicured gardens were not spectacular. Having hiked the Skyline Trail at Mount Ranier the day before, I was thoroughly unimpressed... More 

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Roseville, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A great place to decompress. Lots of easy walking paths and the Reserve is beautiful in any season. Take a camera! They have a nice little shop on-site for related items. Several interesting buildings on-site to explore that were part of the original home.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This was our favorite garden tour. We were lucky enough to be taken around by gardener that knew the gardens well but could be heard by all and keep us walking fast enough to cover most of the gardens in the time allowed. This is a wonderful place to stroll and really enjoy your surroundings . It was a beautiful... More 

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Zionsville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The Reserve was a great afternoon after taking the Bainbridge ferry to the island. We caught the shuttle bus ($2 each way) from the dock to the Reserve. A very pleasant way to spend time on the island followed by a nice lunch at Cafe Nola and then shopping in the town. Definitely a great day trip.

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Address: Bainbridge Island, WA
Phone Number: 206-842-7631
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bainbridge Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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