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Bloedel Reserve

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Address: Bainbridge Island, WA
Phone Number: 206-842-7631
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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A Stroll thru Nature

We thoroughly enjoyed this beautiful, reserve. The trails are well maintained with bark chips. Wear comfy, close toed shoes. Bring your camera and bottled water. Entry is $15 per... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed this beautiful, reserve. The trails are well maintained with bark chips. Wear comfy, close toed shoes. Bring your camera and bottled water. Entry is $15 per person. Enjoy!

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Shoreline, Washington, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

It is a beautiful place for sure!! we brought my 85 year old mom who doesn't walk too much....and found out there are not nearly enough benches for resting!!The gardens are pretty....not alot of flowers.....more trees and bushes...mosses...ferns...very natural....so if you are looking for a flower park forget it!! The house is neat....and the staff folks are really nice..there were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

If you are going to this property take the Kitsap Dial a Ride for $2. Go as early as possible as the property was only open 10-4 and Kitsap will not take you from the ferry after 2 PM. The grounds and home were spectacular. We particularly enjoyed the Japanese and Moss Gardens. You will need about 3 hours to... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This is strictly an off-the-beaten path attraction. The place is well-maintained and knowledgeable docents are in abundance. The walk can be up to 2+ miles but laid out in such a way that none is strenuous. It would probably fun to revisit during various seasons (they are open year round) to see the changes. The paths are mulch so wear... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We took a Shuttle from Ferry in which OCRA Card works. The last Shuttle goes there at 3.30. And from there you have to call a cab while returning. The cab takes around $20. But if you have time you can visit Clearwater Casino and have a look at the resort. It has great ambience. Best thing to visit this... More 

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Coronado, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Plan several hours to see all of the beauty on this nature preserve that was once a private estate. The further you walk the more incredible beauty of nature is presented for your enjoyment. There are several ponds and small lakes teaming with birds and other wildlife. Bring your best camera because these are photos you while cherish forever.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Bloedel Reserve is a beautiful wooded reserve with landscaped gardens, lakes and water features, with a 1920s mansion on Bainbridge Island. Bainbridge Island is a short ferry ride from Downtown Seattle and it will only cost you 8 dollars for a return ticket. The ferry is a motor and passenger ferry. If you are a foot passenger, there is a... More 

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Tustin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A short drive from the ferry landing on Bainbridge Island, this beautifully maintained private garden is worth the effort to visit. A quiet and inspiring spot.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

The Bloedel Reserve is on Bambridge Island so we had to take a ferry to get there. It was a nice place where you can see lots of different trees and plants. It was nice to be in touch with nature. Unfortunately in Seattle it rains quite frequently and that is what happened when we were there. However the rain... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Whenever I come to Bainbridge Island, I make sure to visit Bloedel. The amazing gardens and landscaping are truly world class. This is Bainbridge Island's gem.

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