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Big Rock Garden

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Beautiful sculpture garden in a mature park.

Big trees, flowering plants, peace and quiet. Benches to sit on while contemplating nature or the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ferndale, Washington
Wonderful small sculpture garden.

Only visitors on mid week visit to this wonderful little sculpture garden. Also walked nearby... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
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2900 Sylvan St, Bellingham, WA 98226-4315
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Big trees, flowering plants, peace and quiet. Benches to sit on while contemplating nature or the surrounding sculptures.

Thank wademarlow50
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Only visitors on mid week visit to this wonderful little sculpture garden. Also walked nearby trails to Northridge park

Thank robayowhite
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Big Rock Garden is a small sculpture garden in the woods with a significant slope. It's a nice walk and the sculptures are beautiful. I have a sister in a wheelchair and I think the hill is too steep for most wheelchairs. There are trails...More

Thank novacamp
Reviewed July 24, 2018

We have been to this park several times, but not recently until some friends from out of town were here. They are interested in both art and gardens, so this seemed like a no brainer! We were there about 10 on a Sunday morning and...More

Thank Kathair
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I wanted to visit this place after a day of shopping and I had left all my shopping in the car. First, you have to go up a long hill to find the park. It is not clearly labelled and at first we parked on...More

1  Thank paradisebarb
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Big Rock Garden is only 5 minutes from Whatcom Falls and a match made in heaven. Definitely take an extra hour to see it. (I'd recommend the falls first.) The park is small but beautifully landscaped. The paths aren't flat, but still wheelchair accessible. I...More

3  Thank JEF419
Reviewed May 31, 2018

Spent a couple hours here in early May, but could have spent all day! The plants and flowers were lovely, but the sculptures were really amazing. Some were very thoughtfully done and all were placed in great spots. They made for great pictures!

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Right in my neighborhood, a pleasant place to walk, admire art and listen to nature. Please leave you dog at home.

1  Thank Norman S
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Lovely sculpture garden with gravel trails winding through trees. Interesting work by many local and non-local sculpturists.

Thank Lorraine D
Reviewed January 21, 2018

this tree laden - beautiful garden like outdoor art gallery makes for a wonderful experience in Bellingham. Really cool art installations from a variety of artists. We had friends visit from out of town and spent a artful afternoon here

Thank loribX7114OH
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Response from JEF419 | Reviewed this property |
The garden is arranged in a circular pattern allowing you to wander the whole garden or as much as your energy level allows. By overall standards it was a small garden.