Seattle Sights to See soon: WASHINGTON PARK ARBORETUM

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It’s free to walk the many trails of the enormous arboretum in any season. The park is open dawn to dusk. Be ready for some mud, winter and spring.

You can even visit Lake Washington. Take the Foster Island path. From its bridges you may see turtles and water birds, and all kinds of marsh plants.

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There is a fenced Japanese garden for which there is a fee. It is fun to buy fish food and feed the giant koi lurking in the ponds.

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Map for directions.

Trail map, plant collection information, and history.

Foster Island information from Washington Trails Association.

You don’t live in the Seattle area? Does your area have a botanical garden?

IF YOU LIVE OUTSIDE OF SEATTLE OR CANNOT MAKE IT TO THIS ARBORETUM, VISIT A GARDEN, CONSERVATORY, OR ARBORETUM NEAR YOU. TELL US WHERE YOU WENT IN THE COMMENTS!

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About pamelahobartcarter

Pamela Hobart Carter is a writer and educator. She and Arleen Williams are No Talking Dogs Press. They have written several series of easy readers for adult English Language Learners and other adults learning to read. PHC is the author of Brace Yourself, a survival guide for adults undergoing orthodontia.
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7 Responses to Seattle Sights to See soon: WASHINGTON PARK ARBORETUM

  1. Diem La says:

    I’m falling in love Washington Park. There are lovely hidden trails and spots. Fall is so beautiful here.

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  2. Denh thang says:

    I love this place a lot,the fall season with wonderful view.

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  3. Pankaj kumar says:

    I like this place.i saw beautiful things there

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  4. Avtar singh says:

    Beautiful place to see

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