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Bloedel Reserve

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Address: 7571 NE Dolphin Dr, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110-3001
Phone Number: +1 206-842-7631
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Amazing journey through time and grace ...

This truly is a uniquely beautiful place and i was lucky enough to be guided by a good friend with whom I was staying and knows it backwards and forwards. It's like walking... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This truly is a uniquely beautiful place and i was lucky enough to be guided by a good friend with whom I was staying and knows it backwards and forwards. It's like walking through a natural forest of incredible growths ~ a natural habitat that has been subtly designed for the soul to view. From the Japanese guesthouse, to the... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited in April but the fall season is a most excellent time to visit as well. The grounds were filled with huge pumpkins and gourds, squashes and everything fall. The leaves were changing in October and softly drifting down through the forests. It's so good to go back to visit seasonally.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

It was an easy trip on the bus from the Greenwood area of Seattle to downtown and then a quick walk to the ferry building. Once we arrived at Bainbridge Island I asked my husband what he had researched for us to do. He said "I figured you would get some ideas". Oh boy!! Well glad he left it to... More 

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Gig Harbor, WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Start your Bainbridge Island day trip with a couple of hour stroll through the gorgeous 150-acre Bloedel Reserve. The impeccably well-maintained gardens, from moss to Japanese, blend seemlessly into the meadows, ponds, and forest. Garden and forest therapy indeed.

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

What an incredibly beautiful place. We are big garden people and Bloedel came highly recommended. We were not disappointed! The entire reserve is beautifully maintained, natural, and breathtaking. Walking through the woods feels like a fairy tale, with the trees and shrubs dripping with moss. I really loved the birch lined paths and Japanese garden. The paths are made from... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

we wanted to make our visit to Bainbridge Island worthwhile (not just shopping and eating), and this fit the bill. We were graced with a sunny, pleasant day and Bloedel offered a way to enjoy the glories of nature. The two mile loop takes you through fields, woods, streams, and a small pond. There are not flowers, but nature that... More 

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Falmouth, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

This is my return visit having found this spot unexpectedly last year. It gives the vibe of a place well loved and preserved with multi-purposes, most of all to deliver a therapeutic experience for nature and garden lovers. Nothing is overdone, but the woodland walks are carefully planted and maintained to give a pleasurable and repeatable experience.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

We fell in love with this place 2 years ago, and went back again this summer. The closest thing to walking through an enchanted forest! All ages can enjoy.

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Love to take out of town guests to this very special place. If you are fully ambulatory and simply like plants, give yourself 2-2.5 hours. Although the walking trails are easy for most, if you use a walker or wheelchair or if you are a horticultural enthusiast, add at least a half hour to your planned visit. Whether you visit... More 

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Bloedel Reserve is a lovingly cared for park-like estate on the north end of Bainbridge Island. There is an easy-to-navigate path throughout the grounds that takes you to beautiful views of ponds, gardens, and a mansion. The setting is quintessential Pacific Northwest with beautifully tamed landscaping. This is wonderful place to bring friends and visitors for a quiet walk in... More 

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