10 Beautiful Botanical Gardens in Washington!
Washington State is home to many diverse botanical gardens and arboretums. Whether you’re near Seattle or Tacoma, there is a haven for those seeking a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of the every day. Here's a look at 10 of the best botanical gardens and arboretums in Washington.
A community jewel, the Bellevue Botanical Garden is a place to be inspired by nature’s beauty and take in the world around you. Featuring a wide array of native and exotic plants, the gardens are a must-see for the nature enthusiast.
Using research and education, Soos Creek Botanical Garden is devoted to promoting enjoyment, understanding, and respect for plants and the natural world. The gardens have become an integral part of the community and even more so as they continue to be enhanced.
This 230-acre expanse contains a dynamic assortment of the Northwest's finest plants. It's an ideal spot to take a leisurely stroll and learn about the native plants. And for those wishing for more, the Japanese Garden is a must-visit. With so much to see, it’s no wonder this spot has visitors coming back again and again.
Nestled within 27-acres of Wright Park, the W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory is overflowing with trees, rhododendrons, magnolias, and ferns. Make sure to bring your binoculars, as birdwatchers have identified more than 40 species of birds in the park.
This four-acre public garden contains more than 2,000 species of Northwest native plants and exotic conifers. As you explore the grounds, be sure to take in the largest and rarest trees in the state.
Created to share stories in garden form, the Highline SeaTac Botanical Garden is 11 acres of natural beauty. From its many themed gardens to its water feature, the site seeks to encourage environmental stewardship of its visitors.
This 37-acre nature preserve is dedicated to using sustainable gardening practices to promote the appreciation and respect for the natural world. From its native plants to its bird-watching opportunities, this is the perfect spot for an educational getaway. Bring family and friends to this unique and treasured Federal Way garden.
Located on three acres in Southwest Washington, the Wildlife Botanical Gardens demonstrate and teach gardening concepts to attract birds, butterflies, and other wildlife to residential gardens. Enjoy the gardens throughout the year and captivate your senses.
Take a stroll through this internationally-acclaimed site, with accessibility to all. The inspiration behind the gardens is to share its unique beauty, educational opportunities, and promote the conservation of its living collection.
Containing one of the largest collections of species of rhododendrons in the world, this floral kingdom has over 700 species of rhododendrons. With the destruction of rhododendron habitat in many parts of the world, the gardens also strive to conserve and protect these beautiful plants.
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