Do I need a reservation to visit Bloedel Reserve?
No! We are now reservation-free. See our hours page for regular and summer operating hours.
When is the best time to visit the Reserve?
Bloedel Reserve is open year-round and every season offers new discoveries.
How much time should I allow for my visit?
We suggest planning on two-hours for adequate time to enjoy the interweaving of formal gardens and natural woodlands for which the Reserve has won international acclaim.
Is Bloedel Reserve wheelchair/stroller-accessible?
Our trails are well-maintained bark or paved roadways, so most of Bloedel Reserve’s gardens are accessible to persons with limited mobility. A few areas may be difficult, due to stairs or steep terrain. Our Guest Relations staff will provide maps and suggest routes through the garden that are accessible to wheelchairs and require the least amount of walking. Sturdy wheelchairs are available for visitors to borrow at no charge. Wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Does Bloedel Reserve allow weddings?
At this time, Bloedel does not do weddings. We WELCOME engagements! Click WEDDING PLACES for a list of local facilities that cater to weddings.
Does Bloedel Reserve rent their facilities to non-profit and corporate groups for meeting space? What are the rates?
Bloedel Reserve does make their Education Center available to non-profit and corporate groups on a limited basis. Please check out Facility Rentals page for rates and policies.
Can I bring my dog or other pet to Bloedel Reserve?
Sorry, pets are not allowed on the grounds, and must not be left in cars in the parking lot. Service animals are welcome.