Bellevue, Washington

Bellevue Botanical Garden

Take a Walk on the Wild Side… via a 150-foot-long suspension bridge across a 1/3 mile nature trail that crosses a deep ravine, allowing visitors to observe unique topography, native understory, wildlife, and soaring conifers without disturbing the forest floor. The Ravine Experience is now open in the forest at the Bellevue Botanical Garden.With 36 acres of display gardens, woodlands, meadows and wetlands, the gardens’ highlights also include the NPA Perennial Border, Waterwise Garden, Yao Japanese Garden, Alpine Rock Garden and summer displays of dahlias and fuchsias. Featured plants include the Western Red Cedar, Douglas Fir, and Big Leaf and Vine Maples as well as many native shrubs. [ info ]