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Bloedel Reserve

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Address: 7571 NE Dolphin Dr, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110-3001
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Breath-taking!

This hidden gem was a huge surprise! I have lived in the area for years and had never visited Bloedel until last summer. What a spectacular surprise! I will buy a season's pass... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hidden gem was a huge surprise! I have lived in the area for years and had never visited Bloedel until last summer. What a spectacular surprise! I will buy a season's pass this year and visit many times.

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Thank hwright613
Bainbridge Island, Washington
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Bloedel Reserve was designed by Mr. Bloedel as a healing garden and it truly is just that. If you are in need of a dose of peace, serenity or just sheer, natural beauty there is no better place than Bloedel. Allow yourself to slow down and take your time to be fully present. The Reserve is small and yet it... More 

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Thank travelgrace8
Bainbridge Island, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We are lucky to live on Bainbridge Island for any number of reasons and the Bloedel is one of them. If you find yourself on Bainbridge, find a way to this wonderful, natural wonder. There are miles of paths to wander, little lakes to see wood ducks if you're lucky and all types of Northwest birds you could imagine, including... More 

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Thank rickonbainbridge
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to go for a walk in the woods. Lots of walking trails and native landscape. The house on the grounds used to be a private residence mansion. It is worth going multiple times of the year to see the grounds during different seasons. Worth the trip!

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Thank memyselfone
Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We only walked a small portion of this beautiful nature reserve, but it was well worth the drive to the far end of Bainbridge Island. Even in a cold drizzly December day, the woods were beautiful. My sister and I took many photos. Lovely experience

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This truly is a uniquely beautiful place and i was lucky enough to be guided by a good friend with whom I was staying and knows it backwards and forwards. It's like walking through a natural forest of incredible growths ~ a natural habitat that has been subtly designed for the soul to view. From the Japanese guesthouse, to the... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

I visited in April but the fall season is a most excellent time to visit as well. The grounds were filled with huge pumpkins and gourds, squashes and everything fall. The leaves were changing in October and softly drifting down through the forests. It's so good to go back to visit seasonally.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

It was an easy trip on the bus from the Greenwood area of Seattle to downtown and then a quick walk to the ferry building. Once we arrived at Bainbridge Island I asked my husband what he had researched for us to do. He said "I figured you would get some ideas". Oh boy!! Well glad he left it to... More 

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Gig Harbor, WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Start your Bainbridge Island day trip with a couple of hour stroll through the gorgeous 150-acre Bloedel Reserve. The impeccably well-maintained gardens, from moss to Japanese, blend seemlessly into the meadows, ponds, and forest. Garden and forest therapy indeed.

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

What an incredibly beautiful place. We are big garden people and Bloedel came highly recommended. We were not disappointed! The entire reserve is beautifully maintained, natural, and breathtaking. Walking through the woods feels like a fairy tale, with the trees and shrubs dripping with moss. I really loved the birch lined paths and Japanese garden. The paths are made from... More 

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