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Hidden Lake Garden

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Address: 6214 Monroe Road, Tipton, MI 49287
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+1 517-431-2060
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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A Place for All Seasons

Hidden Lake Gardens is wonderful place to visit in any season. Something is always in bloom, great hiking trails,and your dog is welcome as long as it's leashed. There's a drive... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 9, 2016
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

Hidden Lake Gardens is wonderful place to visit in any season. Something is always in bloom, great hiking trails,and your dog is welcome as long as it's leashed. There's a drive through the forest on a narrow one-way road which is mystical, and gorgeous in the fall, lush in summer. There's a beautiful hosta garden, a succulent house and a... More 

Thank cfklein129
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We went for a visit this past weekend and the grounds as usual were beautiful. The pond and trails are great. I took my camera so that I could capture all the gorgeous plant life. They also have bonsai trees , cactus, and fruit trees . It's wonderful place to relax and take in what this world has to offer.... More 

Thank hubert49
Midland, Michigan
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82 reviews
23 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

This place is much bigger than I thought it would be and very beautiful. If you cannot get out and walk the trails you can drive your car around on the paved areas. The paved roads are all one way and can be tricky to drive on as they are quite narrow. I would not want to drive anything larger... More 

Thank momma_of_kitties
Tecumseh, Michigan
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Four seasons outdoor spectacular and three botanical domes for temperate, tropical and arid conditions and one of the best Bonsai gardens available. Miles of hiking, more rare tree and shrub varieties than you'll ever see, cross-country skiing, great classes and events. Don't miss this if you love plants and forests.

Thank CasBroRocks
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231 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

If you are planning on doing any hiking here, be warned that the woods are COVERED in poison ivy. Even on the edge of the trails. The rest of the gardens are beautiful and worth a visit. There are several areas to have a picnic. Plenty of parking.

Thank Carol L
Livonia, Michigan, United States
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100 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

With a variety of indoor and outdoor gardens, plus hiking paths through natural areas, there is a lot to see here. Make sure you give yourself enough time to see all of the gardens, plus drive along the road that goes by the conifer garden. If you have even more time, you can go for a hike. There are bathrooms... More 

Thank 16BandMom
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17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We stop here every time our family visits Michigan. Make sure to visit the bonsai area by the greenhouses, the kids are always amazed at the little trees. Typically on Thursdays in the summer they are pruning the bonsai trees and the volunteers are eager to answer any questions.

Thank Michael J
Birmingham, Michigan
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44 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

I was my first trip to Hidden Lakes Gardens. A large plot of land managed by Michigan State University. Several trails and a conservatory. It also has a "hot house" that houses many tropical plants. It was a great way to spend an afternoon enjoying and learning about nature.

Thank Perfect_Fan_Food_Ser
Livonia, Michigan
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67 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

We made a day trip out to see these gardens. These gardens are about a hour an a half from Detroit and about 30 minutes from Ann Arbor in the Irish Hills region of Michigan. There is a $3 per person fee to enter; they take credit cards. The grounds are beautiful, and many of the plants are well marked.... More 

Thank juheston
Brooklyn, Michigan
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71 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016

This place is great for everyone loving the outdoors. Wonderful horticulture, peace setting, and great hiking running trails. Love this place!

Thank danschultz

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