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Bloedel Reserve

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Address: 7571 NE Dolphin Dr, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110-3001
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+1 206-842-7631
10:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 16:00

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This is our favorite place to bring out of town visitors or just to go for a walk. An annual membership is well worth the cost if you are local. It provides a diverse sampling... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Larry B
Poulsbo, Washington, United States
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Poulsbo, Washington, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is our favorite place to bring out of town visitors or just to go for a walk. An annual membership is well worth the cost if you are local. It provides a diverse sampling or Pacific Northwest flora and fauna, organized in different sectors of the Reserve. An easily walkable trail takes you on about a 1.5 mile loop... More 

Thank Larry B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took time out on a daytrip to Bainbridge Island to visit Bloedel Reserve and I am so glad that we did. This is one of the most beautiful gardens/reserves I have been to. The beautiful sunny day also helped. The grounds are breathtaking and meticulously kept. What I really enjoyed was that it seemed we had the place to... More 

Thank Equinox03
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great a day beautiful walk through the grounds of a beautiful manor. It has diverse areas, from forest, pond, Japanese garden, Puget sounds view, etc. Everything is meticulous, beautiful and serene. We really enjoyed the walk.

Thank oriyo
Everett, Washington
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A few hours at Bloedel Reserve is a primer on nearly all things WA. You see nurse logs, bogs, cedars, and all typical growths seen on forest hikes. You see NW version of Japanese gardens and formal gardens. Learn about logging history, and see the water and mountains. A sea otter briefly joined me on a bench! Go with an... More 

Thank vickiirene
Poulsbo, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an incredible place! If you love the outdoors and have an appreciation for foliage and landscaping, this place is for you! We found it to be relaxing and a great way to enjoy each other's company while soaking in the beautiful scenery.

Thank Mark M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best way to spend a sunny day on Bainbridge Island. The camellia walk and orchids are some of the finest I've seen. The moss woes appear trolllike, ready for the Hobbits to relocate to any day now!

Thank Susan S
Bainbridge Island, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was a Bloedel member for years until they changed the policy - in the "old days" for $60 annual, a member could take up to 3 visitors with them for a total of 4. For the past 2 years, all $60 got you was a personal membership. While this may seem petty, it's something I am really struggling to... More 

Thank Ellen S
Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was treated to a visit here by a member of the reserve. I hadn't seen her in many years, and it was the perfect place to walk and chat. It's such a nice combination of native forest and nursery plants, growing together in seamless harmony. Throw in a gorgeous home, a reflecting lake, a view of the Sound, a... More 

Thank mapleRose
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419 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Bloedel Reserve is a wonderful place to visit. It is a peaceful and tranquil place set in the middle of nature. There is a beautiful pond, trees, gorgeous flowers, fresh air, silence - it is perfect.

Thank RamonaL34
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50 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The two mile trip is simply amazing. Went on a beautiful day & couldn't have asked for a better experience. This is great for all ages.

Thank Mia L

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