9 Beautiful Botanical Gardens in Oregon!

Oregon is full of stunning botanical gardens, arboretums, and estate grounds. From the stunning estate at Leach Botanical Garden to the 80-acre space at The Oregon Garden, there is so much on offer! Dive in and explore some of the top botanical gardens and arboretums in Oregon.

Leach Botanical Garden, Portland, OR

Nestled in the heart of Portland, Leach Botanical Garden is a lovingly crafted masterpiece. This stunning botanical garden is home to an estate created and tended by John and Lilla Leach for over thirty-six incredible years. Visitors can enjoy its historical significance and natural wonder.

The Oregon Garden, Silverton, OR

The Oregon Garden features over 80 acres of botanical beauty from all over the Willamette Valley and Pacific Northwest. This pet-friendly garden offers a unique selection of specialty gardens, such as the Sensory Garden, Rose Garden, Children’s Garden, and Medicinal Garden, all crafted to give visitors the best understanding of the region’s flora. And don’t forget to hop onto the daily narrated tram tour!

Delbert Hunter Arboretum and Botanical Garden, Dallas, OR

Here, you’ll discover and admire many native northwest plants and trees as you stroll along the gently flowing Rickreall Creek. Take a seat on one of the many benches around the arboretum, and take a moment to appreciate the park’s natural setting.

Elk Rock Garden, Portland, OR

The perfect retreat for nature lovers and sightseers alike, this 13-acre estate was developed in 1916. come and take in the garden’s rich history and stunning natural beauty. With various varieties of plant life and native flowers as far as the eye can see, it’s no wonder Portland locals can’t get enough.

Owen Rose Garden, Eugene, OR

This 5-acre site is the first of a series of riverfront parks ultimately connecting to the Greenway bike bridge at Valley River Center. Take a leisurely stroll amongst the roses while looking out across the river, and instantly feel refreshed and calm.

Columbia Botanical Gardens, Saint Helens, OR

At this St. Helens gem, you’ll be treated to a unique landscape unlike any other. Developed from an old rock quarry, the park has little soil, with swampy areas, higher elevated grounds and moss-covered boulders. See many species of evergreen and deciduous trees, wild shrubs, and swamp plants as you take a stroll down the gravel-covered nature trail.

Lan Su Chinese Garden, Portland, OR

Step back in time and let Portland’s own Lan Su Chinese Garden transport you to ancient China. With a composition of exquisite pavilions, koi-filled ponds, meandering pathways, and lush landscapes, a trip to this Portland favorite is sure to delight you.

Inspiration Garden, Independence, OR

In 2013, volunteers took acres of neglected and overgrown land and created a series of garden areas for visitors to appreciate, learn from, and be inspired by. The garden also has a paved main path, making it easily accessible for all.

Peavy Arboretum, Corvallis, OR

Peavy Arboretum has been a living laboratory for generations of visitors. Learn about the Kalapuya people, the Oregon State Forest Nursery, and the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp Arboretum as you take a picnic by the pond or a hike in the mountains.

This text was created by the author with the assistance of GPT-3, a large-scale language generation model developed by OpenAI. The author reviewed, edited, and revised the draft language to their satisfaction and is fully responsible for the content of this publication.

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