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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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7:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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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Beautiful, well-kept and free!

My husband and I enjoyed our visit to BBG, even walking there from downtown Bellevue. The grounds are lovely with an especially nice perennial garden. Clean restrooms, coffee... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed our visit to BBG, even walking there from downtown Bellevue. The grounds are lovely with an especially nice perennial garden. Clean restrooms, coffee shop, gift shop and lots of benches for resting make it a nice place for younger and older visitors. Don't miss the suspension bridge.

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Billings, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Thoughtfully planned gardens & well maintained by knowledgeable volunteers. Easy walking trails accommodate any age group and the many plants will make you smile.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

nice play to talk a walk in the sun and see lake Washington and Seattle and Bellevue well maintained gardens and it is free

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Redmond
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The remodeled Gardens has something for everyone. The best part is you can visit it during different times of the year and see the changes of each season. It is always a hit for celebrations, or just a relaxing stroll through the various plantings. Its a spirit lifter in the middle of Bellevue!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Really a little gem. Even if I have seen bigger and more spectacular gardens, the Bellevue one deserves a visit and will give you the chance to lose yourself in the peace and beauty of the nature. I am not a botanical expert, I can just say that the place is very well maintained, the information is clear and interesting,... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here in the evening when the holiday decorations were out and walked around with the kids. They had great fun identifying different animals and wouldn't stop theirs oohs and ahs. Definitely back next year. Parking is difficult!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't miss any opportunity to take in the beauty of these gardens. There are paths to explore, colors to admire and even tasty offerings at the Copper Kettle! Local or visitor, the gardens delight.

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Croton on Hudson, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 1.5 hours in these gardens, a do not miss if you are in the Bellevue area. Free admission and parking.

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Bellevue, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ideal to visit with family and enjoy the nature at it's best. Minutes from Bellevue downtown, quet and relaxing

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Pittsburgh, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family visits the gardens regularly. It is beautiful anytime of year. Our kids love the huge suspension bridge over the ravine. There is a new coffee bar in the "old house" which is a nice addition. No dogs allowed in the gardens, but they can go to the neighboring Wilburton park.

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