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Bellevue Botanical Garden

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Address: 12001 Main Street, Bellevue, WA 98005
Phone Number: +1 425-452-2750
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: The Bellevue Botanical Garden is an urban refuge, encompassing 53-acres of...
The Bellevue Botanical Garden is an urban refuge, encompassing 53-acres of cultivated gardens, restored woodlands, and natural wetlands. The living collections showcase plants that thrive in the Pacific Northwest. Our demonstration of good garden design and horticulture techniques inspire visitors to create their own beautiful, healthy gardens. We provide a place of beauty, serenity, and learning for thousands of visitors each year. There are also many fun things to do throughout the seasons: plant sales, community celebrations, summer concerts, art exhibits and holiday light festivities.
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This is a great place for someone to get away from it all. Its a nice place to enjoy your solitude. It also is a great place to take your family.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Bellevue, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is a great place for someone to get away from it all. Its a nice place to enjoy your solitude. It also is a great place to take your family.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This park is just minutes away from bustling Bellevue. The garden is lovely and you'd never think you are close to civilization what with the big and tall evergreen trees. However I feel that the Japanese Garden also known as Yao Garden is a disappointment - It resembles nothing of a Japanese Garden except for a few Japanese acers and... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

We were in town to visit friends in Seattle. With extra time on our hands we stumbled onto the Bontanical Garden. What a tremendous find! We thoroughly enjoyed our visit for a couple of hours meandering around and taking LOTS of pictures. Absolutely beautiful!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This public garden is free and filled with some amazing native plants. There are "sections" to display a Japanese garden, a rock garden, a perennial garden and other themes - truly gorgeous any time of year. The grounds, paths, trails and plantings are impeccably maintained. Bring a picnic and enjoy nature!

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Quite a variety of forest and flora, wonderful birds, ponds and restful sitting spots to enjoy the views. What a gem supported by community and prior residents. Arrive earlier in the day and enjoy a coffee or refreshment. Gift shop has much to offer and wonderful staff to make recommendations according to special demos or features according to time one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This location gets better every year and I have visited the last 20 years, amazing especially at Christmas time

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

If you have never been before you are in for a treat. We always bring the grandkids every year. I like to hear the oo's and aw's. They light up the whole gardens. Each plant is lighted. They have spider webs lighted amongst other animals. Christmas time is when this all happens. Very crowded, you don 't really notice once... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

Lovely Retreat. Our family enjoyed walking the many windy paths through forest and over ravine. We had a stroller and although many paths were unpaved, we had no trouble moving it. There were few people and the ones we saw were either walking or sitting on strategically located benches. We love the new suspension bridge. Very nice bookstore with good... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

It is nice to take the family and enjoy the lights at the gardens at night around the new year. It is family friendly, you can have a stroller.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

I was lucky and had beautiful weather for my visit. the grounds are very well cared for and most paths are easy to walk and many will accommodate a wheelchair even though they are not paved. Not the largest Botanical Garden I've been to but beautiful nonetheless. Don't miss the ravine experience.

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Additional Information about Bellevue Botanical Garden

Address: 12001 Main Street, Bellevue, WA 98005
Phone Number: +1 425-452-2750
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellevue
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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