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Elk Rock Garden

11800 SW Military Ln, Portland, OR 97219-8436
+1 503-636-5613
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Peaceful gardens

Not ostentatious, merely nice strolling around the natural gardens with views of the river below... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
surfonmt
,
Montana
Lovely

Gorgeous flowering trees and a peaceful vibe in a century old style. The home is not open to... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
ROBIN M
,
Portland
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Beautiful public gardens full of ponds and rare flowers.
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  • Very good30%
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11800 SW Military Ln, Portland, OR 97219-8436
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+1 503-636-5613
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

Not ostentatious, merely nice strolling around the natural gardens with views of the river below. Small parking area, some plants labeled. Free, donation suggested.

1  Thank surfonmt
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous flowering trees and a peaceful vibe in a century old style. The home is not open to visitors. Dogs on leash allowed. No picnicking. Visit, appreciate, and keep the memory.

1  Thank ROBIN M
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Between the quiet setting, beautiful views and mature landscape, your are in for a special little treat. Take your time and enjoy the solitude afforded by this little known garden gem. We almost didn't visit as it isn't well known. Glad we made the effort....More

2  Thank RealRoadWarrior
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Its peaceful and lovely walking these paths. Its a fine example of a mature Portland garden. The setting is lovely and a nice way to spend time. One note: Portlanders that garden like to visit so that tells you something!

2  Thank 1shadeaufax
Reviewed 14 April 2016

We visited Elk Rock Garden on a mild Monday in April. First off let me say that it is very important to get the correct address - 11800 SW Military LANE - not just Military, not Military Circle and not Military Street. It MUST be...More

3  Thank SueinSalem
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Went in April and this garden is so old and so unique and quiet!! Gorgeous colors and interesting plants.

Thank Debbie E
Reviewed 19 December 2015

This place is a hidden jewel of nature and beauty. Wander the trails through the gorgeous gardens. Very peaceful and quiet. The property is an old estate donated to the Episcopal Church who has offices in the old house. Parking is easy. Take a slow...More

1  Thank LyonsPDX
Reviewed 16 December 2015

This garden is magnificent at any time of the year, interesting views around every corner, but I like it the best in the spring when the Rhododendrons bloom. Above the parking lot, formerly the tennis court, is the most gorgeous Wisteria you'll every see. Wear...More

Thank Swissabroad
Reviewed 29 July 2015

What a great place to walk, savor, enjoy the gardens and greenery rain or shine. Plenty of benches to stop and think your thoughts in peace. Minutes from downtown.

Thank beetcanner
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Us your navigation or GPS to find this place. A great place for a quiet walk in a beautiful park setting in the city. The gounds are open to the public and are very nice. A great place to take pictures. The parking lot is...More

1  Thank Dustymouse
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