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Stop and smell the flowers.

Most of the flowers were gone when we visited, but those still there were beautiful. Nice view of... read more

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Felecia F
Road trip

This park is truly a hidden gem. We found out about it by watching the episode of Around the... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2018
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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All reviews beautiful flowers flower beds shores of lake michigan enjoy the beauty entire grounds full bloom west family free admission door county bike path couple of hours mariners trail great place to visit annuals foundation benches admiring
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Reviewed yesterday

Most of the flowers were gone when we visited, but those still there were beautiful. Nice view of Lake Michigan. Great place to go if you need some place quiet. Need to visit in the summer to experience the flowers in full bloom.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Felecia F
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

This park is truly a hidden gem. We found out about it by watching the episode of Around the Corner with John McGivern featuring Manitowoc. So one day in July we decided to take a road trip to eastern Wisconsin, with the West of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Great place to visit for beautiful floral garden displays. Well kept grounds and free admission was a surprise. I wished there were more benches to sit a spell, as my 84 yr old mother got quite tired before we had seen the entire grounds.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank drsshackwi
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We were on the bike path and stumbled across this lovely, free garden. The garden is right on the lake and filled with beautiful annuals and perennials.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jjannotta
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

This is one of Manitowoc's hidden gems. We've passed it many times but never stopped until today. A beautiful and peaceful spot overlooking Lake Michigan. Truly a treasure.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Susan V
Reviewed August 11, 2018

We were biking the Mariners Trail joining Manitowoc and Two Rivers and decided to stop in to see the beautiful flowers and take some casual family pictures as our granddaughter from out of state was visiting. Four adults and three children between 11 and five...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We live five minutes away and go often . It’s beautiful and the lake breeze is delightful. We went two days ago , butterflies everywhere! Plants in full bloom .

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mshaw3678
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Colorful and fragrant. A mixture of beautiful perennials and annuals on the shores of Lake Michigan. We are amateur home gardeners and really appreciate the effort that goes into creating these perfectly manicured lawns and gardens. Even the washrooms are nice. Numerous resting spots are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank beerfan62
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

A truly beautiful garden. Small but free just park and walk around. We saw a wide variety of summer flowers.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LizC62
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had some time to kill before dinner and pretty much fell upon these beautiful gardens. And we are so glad we did! We thoroughly enjoy nature and all it has to offer us admirers. The West of the Lake Gardens are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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July 20, 2017|
Response from beerfan62 | Reviewed this property |
I just added 4 pictures. Please bear in mind that a May garden will be vastly different than a July garden. Enjoy!
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I have walked around the whole yard at times carrying a soda with me, and my mother was drinking a coffee as we walked around. I did not see any garbage containers around the yard to put an empty container into. Last year... More