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Top garden recommendations from locals

Park
“The best view of Seattle. On a clear day you can see Mt. Rainier behind the city skyline. ”
  • 445 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“Cool outdoor, sculpture park. You can do it in the rain as well as sunshine. ”
  • 259 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“On the shores of Lake Washington, this 230-acre preserve features rare trees and a Japanese garden. Take a walk through the Arboretum and discover this beautiful living collection.”
  • 139 locals recommend
Garden
“This garden is really beautiful and well tended. The pond in the middle has many very large and beautiful fish. A beautiful walk. 15 minute drive away.”
  • 59 locals recommend
Garden
“This beautiful 20 acre garden is an urban oasis of hills and valleys, criss-crossed with streams and paths, ponds and waterfalls, rock outcroppings, and a stunning collection of plants, rich with flora and fauna. This unique urban refuge displays over 60 years of vision, effort and commitment by the Kubota family. Free to visit. I recommend the self-guided tour.”
  • 82 locals recommend
Garden
“$4 entry per person. They have a little tower you can go up too. It's a greenhouse, so a good place to go if it's rainy. ”
  • 44 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Check out the sphere's visitor center and the Amazon office complex with tons of lunch restaurants nearby.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Walking trails and views of lake Washington and Husky Stadium from northern most part of the park. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Garden
“Next to the South entrance of the zoo, this is a beautiful garden filled with roses. A wonderful place for a stroll, picnic, and pictures.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Park
“A beautiful green space with walking trails and a community pea patch garden.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Garden
“A delightful hidden park in the city that is perfect for picnics and views.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Plaza
“Chill on the green grass, play in the fountain, or drop into the Ballard Skatepark bowl and get RADICAL!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Garden
“2 blocks from the property, The Seattle Chinese Garden is located on 4.6 acres at the north end of the South Seattle Community College campus on 16th Avenue SW. The garden has a panoramic view of downtown Seattle, Elliott Bay and the Cascade Mountains, including Mt. Baker and Mt. Rainier. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Garden
“PLANTS! Awesome gift shop, rooms of succulents and cacti. Nice warm indoor escape when the weather isn't cooperating.”
  • 1 local recommends
Botanical Garden
“Gorgeous acres of botanical gardens surrounding Ballard Locks, a destination for tourists and locals alike - check out my link to the Locks as well. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Garden
“Secret Private hillside garden but open to the public. Access by stairs climbing Capitol Hill with a wonderful view of the Space Needle and mountains. Good Sunset view.”
  • 2 locals recommend