Bellevue Botanical Garden
The Bellevue Botanical Garden is a 53-acre area that includes display gardens, meadows, wetlands, and forests. The specific gardens include the alpine rock garden, dahlia garden, entrance garden, fuchsia garden, ground cover garden, Lost Meadow Trail, native discovery garden, perennial border, water-wise garden, and the Yao Japanese garden. The park also has a recently constructed bridge that ventures over a ravine.
The gardens offer guided tours, in which visitors are instructed in healthy gardening and plant practices. The new visitor welcome center hosts meetings, events, and plant sales, and also acts as a rental facility. Other fun events throughout the year include community celebrations, summer concerts, art exhibits, and holiday light festivities. The park is open daily with free admission.
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