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12 Secret Gardens for Seattle-Area Kids and Families

A unique bee garden, a hidden Japanese garden and more fun nature spots around Seattle, Bellevue and South Sound

Published on: June 27, 2023

Garden shed at Danny Woo Community Garden in Seattle's International District best gardens for kids and families
Danny Woo Community Garden in Seattle's International District

Unique gardens to explore around Seattle and beyond

Want a new spot for enjoying some nature renewal with your family? We’ve unearthed 12 wonderful, lesser-known gardens around Puget Sound, each of which has something special to offer kids and families. There’s a garden designed to teach lessons about honeybees, a pocket park that’s also a cosmological adventure, and a garden where community gardeners keep their traditions alive.

Click the arrows above the image or the link below to follow the path to some of the Seattle area’s coolest gardens.

First stop: The bees, please

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