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Glen Echo Garden

4390 Y Rd, Bellingham, WA 98226-9466
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Well planned garden

You can't see the garden from the road. The walk down hill is steep. Take their offer to ride in a... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
Barb K
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Bellingham, Washington
Absolutely gorgeous!

A must-see! 5-6 acres of beautiful garden, off the beaten path, and very quiet. Most beautiful in... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
Jeff B
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Bellingham, Washington
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“pan flute” (3 reviews)
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4390 Y Rd, Bellingham, WA 98226-9466
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

You can't see the garden from the road. The walk down hill is steep. Take their offer to ride in a cart. Save your energy for wandering the walkways in the park. Bring your camera to help you explain to your friends about the garden,...More

Thank Barb K
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

A must-see! 5-6 acres of beautiful garden, off the beaten path, and very quiet. Most beautiful in late July or August as all the flowers are in full bloom, but any time spring through fall is great.

Thank Jeff B
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

We have lived in Whatcom County for over a decade, and had been hearing about Glen Echo Garden for several years, but never found the time to go. I'm glad we finally did. Although it has been a cool spring and mid-June was still early...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

You would never know it was there driving by--travel down into this lush valley in summer and you will be surrounded by the most vivid and tasteful colorful gardens. Fun themes, lots of variety to explore on little trails.

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Reviewed 8 February 2017

The best time of course is in the summer when the gardens are in full bloom. The walk can be a little challenging for those who can not walk so far. A wheelchair would be recommended.

Thank Martha1105
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

The inconspicuous sign at the top of the off-ramp from the I-5 hardly does this lovely garden justice. And with no other signage until we got to Y-road, we weren't even sure we were in the right place. But find it we did. Dick was...More

1  Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

This beautiful garden is often overlooked, better senn in the spring though still pretty anytime of the year.

Thank Ken W
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

A little ways out of town, but the drive is worth it. A lovely garden with many little hide away spaces.

Thank radmsm
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

My wife and I had a wonderful time at this amazing garden. And the owner Dick Bosh even serenaded us with his pan flute. He was a wealth of knowledge for local history and the home made jams and jelly's they sell are awesome. Mr...More

2  Thank Gil T
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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Very well manicured garden. It's a very relaxing scenic spot. It would be a good trip for older folks, but kids might get bored quickly. At $12 per person, it's slightly pricey for the experience. Very interesting history, and our tour came with a wonderful...More

1  Thank Taste_hunter
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Response from systemsguy | Reviewed this property |
Has a lot to do with what you like. It has nice flowers and is at the bottom of a ravine surrounded by trees with little breeze. No vistas. Usually not very busy. Primary developed area is not real large - you can easily see... More
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