Best gardens in Seattle

Check out the top gardens in Seattle, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Seattle Japanese Garden
1. Seattle Japanese Garden
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114 local reviews
1075 Lake Washington Blvd E, Seattle
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+1 206-684-4725
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Kyle
A delicately manicured Japanese garden in the Madison Park neighborhood of Seattle. Full of beautiful plants, …
Bret
The Seattle Japanese Garden is a 3.5 acre garden in the Madison Park neighborhood of Seattle. Located in the s…
Barb
Located within the Washington Park Arboretum, this is a spectacular 3 1/2 acre formal garden designed and cons…
1. Seattle Japanese Garden
1. Seattle Japanese Garden
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114 local reviews
1075 Lake Washington Blvd E, Seattle
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+1 206-684-4725
Kyle
Kyle
A delicately manicured Japanese garden in the Madison Park neighborhood of Seattle. Full of beautiful plants, ponds, and koi fish. A very pe…
Bret
Bret
The Seattle Japanese Garden is a 3.5 acre garden in the Madison Park neighborhood of Seattle. Located in the southern end of the Washington …
Barb
Barb
Located within the Washington Park Arboretum, this is a spectacular 3 1/2 acre formal garden designed and constructed under the supervision …
2. Chihuly Garden and Glass
2. Chihuly Garden and Glass
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325 local reviews
305 Harrison St, Seattle
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 206-753-4940
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Pedro
Worth it in my opinion...I've been more than once and am always amazed at the new things I see each time. Plus…
Melanie
"Chihuly Garden and Glass features of Dale Chihuly's most popular works and architectural installations, highl…
Chris
Chihuly Garden and Glass The Chihuly Garden and Glass museum is dedicated to the work and career of locally bo…
2. Chihuly Garden and Glass
2. Chihuly Garden and Glass
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325 local reviews
305 Harrison St, Seattle
Open · Closes 6:00 PM
+1 206-753-4940
Pedro
Pedro
Worth it in my opinion...I've been more than once and am always amazed at the new things I see each time. Plus you are right under the class…
Melanie
Melanie
"Chihuly Garden and Glass features of Dale Chihuly's most popular works and architectural installations, highlighting the wide-ranging bread…
Chris
Chris
Chihuly Garden and Glass The Chihuly Garden and Glass museum is dedicated to the work and career of locally born, world-renowned glassblower…
3. Ballard (Hiram M. Chittenden) Locks
3. Ballard (Hiram M. Chittenden) Locks
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412 local reviews
3015 NW 54th St, Seattle
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 206-780-2500
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Ashley
All Free. Catch the salmon room in the fall to have an incredible experience! Year-round visitor center, beaut…
Craig
The Ballard Locks carry more boat traffic than any other lock in the US, and the Locks, along with the fish l…
Angel
The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, or Ballard Locks, is a complex of locks at the west end of Salmon Bay, in Seatt…
3. Ballard (Hiram M. Chittenden) Locks
3. Ballard (Hiram M. Chittenden) Locks
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412 local reviews
3015 NW 54th St, Seattle
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 206-780-2500
Ashley
Ashley
All Free. Catch the salmon room in the fall to have an incredible experience! Year-round visitor center, beautiful gardens and, of course, t…
Craig
Craig
The Ballard Locks carry more boat traffic than any other lock in the US, and the Locks, along with the fish ladder and the surrounding Carl…
Angel
Angel
The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, or Ballard Locks, is a complex of locks at the west end of Salmon Bay, in Seattle, Washington's Lake Washingt…
4. Kubota Garden
4. Kubota Garden
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90 local reviews
9817 55th Ave S, Seattle
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 206-725-5060
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Samantha & Casey
A stunning twenty acres of hills and valleys, the Kubota Garden features streams, waterfalls, ponds, rock outc…
Captain Casey
This Seattle treasure is a 20 acre Japanese garden that was originally started in 1927 by a Japanese emigrant …
John
A stunning twenty acres of hills and valleys, the Kubota Garden features streams, waterfalls, ponds, rock outc…
4. Kubota Garden
4. Kubota Garden
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90 local reviews
9817 55th Ave S, Seattle
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 206-725-5060
Samantha & Casey
Samantha & Casey
A stunning twenty acres of hills and valleys, the Kubota Garden features streams, waterfalls, ponds, rock outcroppings and an exceptionally …
Captain Casey
Captain Casey
This Seattle treasure is a 20 acre Japanese garden that was originally started in 1927 by a Japanese emigrant who later donated the park to …
John
John
A stunning twenty acres of hills and valleys, the Kubota Garden features streams, waterfalls, ponds, rock outcroppings and an exceptionally …
5. Seattle Center
5. Seattle Center
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230 local reviews
305 Harrison St, Seattle
+1 206-684-7200
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Craig
Seattle Center is an arts, educational, tourism and entertainment center spanning an area of 74 acres (30 ha)…
Karl
Home to the Space Needle, Museum of Pop Culture, Pacific Science Center, IMAX theatre, Chihuly Garden and Glas…
Miz
This famous landmark is our backyard. Highlights include: The Experience Music Project, IMAX Theater, The Spa…
5. Seattle Center
5. Seattle Center
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230 local reviews
305 Harrison St, Seattle
+1 206-684-7200
Craig
Craig
Seattle Center is an arts, educational, tourism and entertainment center spanning an area of 74 acres (30 ha), it was originally built for …
Karl
Karl
Home to the Space Needle, Museum of Pop Culture, Pacific Science Center, IMAX theatre, Chihuly Garden and Glass, Key Arena, Children's Theat…
Miz
Miz
This famous landmark is our backyard. Highlights include: The Experience Music Project, IMAX Theater, The Space Needle, Chihuly Garden and …
6. Washington Park Arboretum UW Botanic Gardens
6. Washington Park Arboretum UW Botanic Gardens
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145 local reviews
2300 Arboretum Dr E, Seattle
+1 206-543-8800
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Didi
The Arboretum is a hidden gem on the shores of Lake Washington. Jointly managed by the University of Washingto…
Bryan
"The Arboretum is a hidden gem on the shores of Lake Washington. Jointly managed by the University of Washingt…
Patrick
The Arboretum is a hidden gem on the shores of Lake Washington. Jointly managed by the University of Washingto…
6. Washington Park Arboretum UW Botanic Gardens
6. Washington Park Arboretum UW Botanic Gardens
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145 local reviews
2300 Arboretum Dr E, Seattle
+1 206-543-8800
Didi
Didi
The Arboretum is a hidden gem on the shores of Lake Washington. Jointly managed by the University of Washington Botanic Gardens and the City…
Bryan
Bryan
"The Arboretum is a hidden gem on the shores of Lake Washington. Jointly managed by the University of Washington Botanic Gardens and the Cit…
Patrick
Patrick
The Arboretum is a hidden gem on the shores of Lake Washington. Jointly managed by the University of Washington Botanic Gardens and the City…
7. The Bloedel Reserve
7. The Bloedel Reserve
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40 local reviews
7571 NE Dolphin Dr, Bainbridge Island
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+1 206-842-7631
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Barbara
The Bloedel Reserve in Bainbridge Island, Washington is an internationally renowned public garden and forest p…
Karen
The Bloedel Reserve in Bainbridge Island, Washington is an internationally renowned public garden and forest p…
Beth
Bloedel Reserve is simply a must see destination on Bainbridge Island. Give yourself 1-2 hours to walk through…
7. The Bloedel Reserve
7. The Bloedel Reserve
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40 local reviews
7571 NE Dolphin Dr, Bainbridge Island
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+1 206-842-7631
Barbara
Barbara
The Bloedel Reserve in Bainbridge Island, Washington is an internationally renowned public garden and forest preserve. The founder’s vision …
Karen
Karen
The Bloedel Reserve in Bainbridge Island, Washington is an internationally renowned public garden and forest preserve. The founder’s vision …
Beth
Beth
Bloedel Reserve is simply a must see destination on Bainbridge Island. Give yourself 1-2 hours to walk through the beautiful gardens. The Re…
8. Golden Gardens Park
8. Golden Gardens Park
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363 local reviews
8498 Seaview Pl NW, Seattle
Open · Closes 11:30 PM
+1 206-684-4075
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Eric
Bring the beach towels, beach umbrella, the volleyball and net, a picnic lunch and stay awhile! Walk or go for…
Nicole
Located in Ballard on Puget Sound, this popular park offers extraordinary views of Puget Sound and the Olympic…
Karen
Golden Gardens is a large beach park with picnic tables, BBQs, beach volleyball, etc. It is a fantastic place …
8. Golden Gardens Park
8. Golden Gardens Park
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363 local reviews
8498 Seaview Pl NW, Seattle
Open · Closes 11:30 PM
+1 206-684-4075
Eric
Eric
Bring the beach towels, beach umbrella, the volleyball and net, a picnic lunch and stay awhile! Walk or go for a jog along the beach and dow…
Nicole
Nicole
Located in Ballard on Puget Sound, this popular park offers extraordinary views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. This park features…
Karen
Karen
Golden Gardens is a large beach park with picnic tables, BBQs, beach volleyball, etc. It is a fantastic place to watch the sun set. On warm …
9. Volunteer Park
9. Volunteer Park
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314 local reviews
1247 15th Ave E, Seattle
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 206-684-4075
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Mindy
World famous Olmstead Bros. designed Volunteer Park is always worth a visit year-round. The view from the top…
David
It's a great, local park that also houses a water reservoir, the Asian Art Museum, botanical gardens and a gre…
Michael
This is the largest park in Capitol Hill with a botanical conservatory, dahlia garden, Seattle Asian Art Muse…
9. Volunteer Park
9. Volunteer Park
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314 local reviews
1247 15th Ave E, Seattle
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 206-684-4075
Mindy
Mindy
World famous Olmstead Bros. designed Volunteer Park is always worth a visit year-round. The view from the top of the Water Tower rivals the…
David
David
It's a great, local park that also houses a water reservoir, the Asian Art Museum, botanical gardens and a greenhouse. It's a small slice o…
Michael
Michael
This is the largest park in Capitol Hill with a botanical conservatory, dahlia garden, Seattle Asian Art Museum, and a 1906 Water Tower. Th…
10. 305 Harrison St
10. 305 Harrison St
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15 local reviews
305 Harrison St, Seattle
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Stay Alfred
This 74­ acre landmark was built for the 1962 World’s Fair and is home to the Space Needle, Chihuly Garden and…
10. 305 Harrison St
10. 305 Harrison St
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15 local reviews
305 Harrison St, Seattle
Stay Alfred
Stay Alfred
This 74­ acre landmark was built for the 1962 World’s Fair and is home to the Space Needle, Chihuly Garden and Glass museum, Experience Musi…
11. Bellevue Botanical Garden
11. Bellevue Botanical Garden
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21 local reviews
12001 Main St, Bellevue
Open · Closes 9:30 PM
+1 425-452-2750
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Craig
Bellevue Botanical Garden (21.4 ha / 53 acres) is a botanical garden located at 12001 Main Street, Bellevue, …
Topher
Beautiful plants an garden. If you are here from Christmas to New Year they have a wonderful "light garden" w…
Amanda
An urban refuge, encompassing 53-acres of cultivated gardens, restored woodlands, and natural wetlands. Free. …
11. Bellevue Botanical Garden
11. Bellevue Botanical Garden
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21 local reviews
12001 Main St, Bellevue
Open · Closes 9:30 PM
+1 425-452-2750
Craig
Craig
Bellevue Botanical Garden (21.4 ha / 53 acres) is a botanical garden located at 12001 Main Street, Bellevue, Washington. It is open daily; …
Topher
Topher
Beautiful plants an garden. If you are here from Christmas to New Year they have a wonderful "light garden" with all sorts of Christmas lig…
Amanda
Amanda
An urban refuge, encompassing 53-acres of cultivated gardens, restored woodlands, and natural wetlands. Free. Also has other events and con…
12. Woodland Park Zoo
12. Woodland Park Zoo
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311 local reviews
5500 Phinney Ave N, Seattle
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+1 206-548-2500
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Rory
4.4/5.0 - 437 Google reviews Zoological garden in Seattle, Washington · 0.5 mi Woodland Park Zoo is a zoologic…
Lauren
The zoo is an amazing place to explore. It is an arboretum and there is a beautiful rose garden right outside …
Lolie
A really fun zoo with an indoor big play area. Park on the nearby residential streets for free parking! Don't …
12. Woodland Park Zoo
12. Woodland Park Zoo
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311 local reviews
5500 Phinney Ave N, Seattle
Open · Closes 4:00 PM
+1 206-548-2500
Rory
Rory
4.4/5.0 - 437 Google reviews Zoological garden in Seattle, Washington · 0.5 mi Woodland Park Zoo is a zoological garden located in the Phinn…
Lauren
Lauren
The zoo is an amazing place to explore. It is an arboretum and there is a beautiful rose garden right outside the east entrance. Plus on rai…
Lolie
Lolie
A really fun zoo with an indoor big play area. Park on the nearby residential streets for free parking! Don't forget to check out the rose g…