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Bloedel Reserve

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Address: , Bainbridge Island, WA
Phone Number: 206-842-7631
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A Beautiful Walk in Bloedel Garden

You can reach Bainbridge Island with ferry from Seattle or Edmunds. By car from Poulsbo. The Bloedel Reserve is a wonderful are to walk in with ponds, grass land, Japanese Garden... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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English first
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

You can reach Bainbridge Island with ferry from Seattle or Edmunds. By car from Poulsbo. The Bloedel Reserve is a wonderful are to walk in with ponds, grass land, Japanese Garden and wood. The Bloedel house is open to the public and it is beautiful with the old furniture, books and paintings.

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Joplin, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Bloedel Reserve is beautiful and so worth the visit. We have taken several people there and they all say it was the highlight of the trip.

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Los Altos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Just about the only downside of this location is that not all of it is handicap accessible but that's the nature of a garden built into the natural woods, streams, and hills of the area: there are a few steps and some mild elevation changes. Paths are wood chipped. Gardens are lush and peaceful: I would love to come here... More 

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Bonney Lake, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Great place for a wonderful walk (about 2 miles) through a myriad of woods and gardens. Loved the Japanese garden!

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Bemidji, Minnesota
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Went to to the reserve expecting a great walk through the area. It was nice to see some of the areas, but it looked exactly what home was to us which wasn't exciting since it was advertised as a beauty we've never experienced before. Halfway through we got to the beautiful house. However after we left the midpoint, we though... More 

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Goleta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

As the island becomes more populated, this reserve is a haven of island botany, tranquility and peace.. Great opportunities for photographers abound. The grounds are beautifully maintained. The house is interesting but outside is the place to explore. Get out on the trails and enjoy!

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The garden walk is a nice way to spend time for both locals and visitors. A pleasant visit in any weather condition.

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Wheeling, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Long challenge to find end of forest loop which is part of the fun. Many natural moments to photograph and to breathe in. Need to take short ferry from Pier 52. Once you arrive you will not be disappointed.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Came here for a brief walk before we caught the ferry back to Seattle. It was beautiful. We stayed on the paved path since we had a stroller, but we ventured off a bit to see the Japanese rock garden. The colors, the smells, the artfulness, the large house at the end of the walkway, the fresh flowers, the velvety... More 

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Monterey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

I was highly impressed by the facilities at the Reserve. Lots to do and see. Was accompanied by a three year old and was surprised how much he enjoyed it.

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