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“Garden Club outing”
Review of Bloedel Reserve

Bloedel Reserve
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful spot. 12 of us from our Garden club had a wonderful guided tour for 2 hour’s. Beautiful weather and gorgeous magnolias enjoyed by all. Due to a recent cold snap, the rhodys were not yet all out. A couple or three more weeks and the park will be in full bloom. We still enjoyed the early spring blooms! We will be going back time and again.

1  Thank Pamela E
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

The Bloedel Reserve proved to be the highlight of our family's day outing to Bainbridge Island. After a short ferry ride, we were able to reach the Reserve within 15 minutes from the harbor in BI. The admission price was on the high end (just shy of $45 for two adults and a teenager) but in the end, we felt the 3 hours we spent walking around the Reserve was worth it as it provided beautiful views and a setting for a relaxed afternoon walk through nature. All the trails were very easy to walk on and meandered through dense vegetation at times that made me feel like I was transported to some other place. It is such a tranquil and scenic walk that I would highly recommend to anyone who are interested finding some time away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Will have a truly a relaxing and calming effect when you are done with the walk.

1  Thank Brian R
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

The reserve offers amazing varied terrain and a restored mansion to rest in mid-stroll. Our group ranged in age from 4-40 and all found something to marvel at.

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

We found this place by accident. We were planning to go elsewhere but happened to be in the area so we stopped by. So glad we did. I can't believe we didn't know about this place earlier. So beautiful and such an easy and relaxing hike. Love it. Will definitely be back.

1  Thank MC P
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

I've visited this place twice and still look forward to returning. There's a wealth of history here, but mostly it is a wonderful excuse for escape and conversation.

1  Thank James M
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