Last updated: 12/27/2011
Bainbridge Island, Washington
Address
7571 NE Dolphin Drive
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
phone: 206-842-7631
e-mail: email@bloedelreserve.org
web: www.bloedelreserve.org
Hours
Sunday, Tuesday - Saturday10 AM - 4 PM
Extended hours (June-August):
Tuesday - Saturday10 AM - 7 PM
Sunday10 AM - 4 PM
Admissions
$13 general; seniors > 65 & military $9; students $5, children <13 free;
Museum Type(s)
Services
Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Group Tours
Staff
Ed Moydell, Executive Director
Kate Gormley, Programs & Communication Director
Eric Stevens, Development Director
Description

One of the top-ten public gardens in the United States, noted for 150 acres of landscaped gardens & preserved Northwest forest.

Mission

To enrich people's lives through a premier public garden of natural and designed Pacific Northwest landscapes.

History

Developed over the course of 35 years by Prentice Bloedel, owner of several timber companies, the Bloedel Reserve opened as a public garden in 1988. Bloedel was an early practitioner of environmental sustainability and renewable resources, and deeply interested in the emotional and aesthetic interaction between people and nature.

Educational Programs

Lectures, workshops, docent-led tours, concerts

Facilities

Performance Areas

Governance

Board of Trustees

Publications

  • Annual report (1x/year)
  • newsletter (2x/year)
  • program bulletins (4x/year)
  • ADA

    Wheelchair Accessible

    Services

    Gift Shop

    Special Event Rental

    Group Tours

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