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Bellevue Botanical Garden

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Address: 12001 Main St, Bellevue, WA 98005-3522
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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Lovely and peaceful

First of all, I was really surprised that this garden is free to visit - I've paid steep admission prices to many other botanical gardens. So I wasn't expecting it to be much. I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Jane T
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First of all, I was really surprised that this garden is free to visit - I've paid steep admission prices to many other botanical gardens. So I wasn't expecting it to be much. I am happy to say that it exceeded my expectations completely! There are several distinct sections, very different from each other: a dahlia display, a fuchsia garden,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best Running Trails in town. Beautiful flower arrangements and awesome forest to enjoy during an early morning run.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Botanical Garden is my absolute favorite place in Bellevue for beautiful flowers and shady walks. There is still no fee, but donations are appreciated. And now there is a super coffee bar with great coffee, delicious pastries, sandwiches and very friendly service. There are tables inside and quite a few outside to enjoy those items in gorgeous surroundings. And... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in the Bellevue area, and have some time to truly relax and enjoy a sampling of Mother Nature, the Bellevue Botanical Garden is one of the most relaxing and peaceful venues of which I am aware -- ANYWHERE. Volunteers continually maintain this facility - and their love for botany/beauty shows. The paths are easy to maneuver and... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bellevue Botanical Garden is a wonderfully located, mid size garden with a nice variety of settings. Educational in that it offers different kinds of horticultural applications focusing on water management, specific plants or other features. There is a coffee shop in a former home offering indoor and outdoor seating and a nice variety of teas, coffees and mostly sweet... More 

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Redmond, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Gardens. Woodlands. Suspension bridge over a ravine. Lots of benches. Well groomed trails. Ample parking. Restrooms. Gift Store. Coffee shop.

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are new at gardening or been at for awhile, there is something to learn at the Bellevue Botanical Gardens. Friendly, knowledgable people. Went in for a class, end of joining. Additional plus is a discount at some Local nurseries

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bellevue Botanical Garden is a wonderful place to go to spend some time with beauty and nature. Everything is very well kept and beautiful. There is a new coffee stand in the center that makes fantastic coffee Highly recommend a stop on your way thru the gardens.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a beautiful morning of garden walking with friends. The grounds are so lovingly maintained. The landscape is so NW!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is nice place, but not as good as other Botanical Garden gardens I've seen in Vancouver or protland

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