Public Gardens

Visit Oregon’s public gardens for spectacular views, tranquil beauty, and peaceful escape.

Portland Area Gardens

Admission is free unless otherwise noted. Call ahead for hours and days of operation.

The Bishop’s Close: The Garden at Elk Rock

11800 SW Military Ln.
Open daily 8am-5pm (donation)

Columbia Children’s Arboretum

10040 NE 6th Drive

Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden

6015 SE 28th Ave., 1 block north of SE Woodstock Blvd.
($5 adult March 1-September 30, free October 1 through February 28)

Duniway Park (Lilac Gardens)

SW 6th Ave. & Sheridan St.

The Grotto

Sandy Blvd. at NE 85th Avenue
(upper gardens: $6 elevator fee, senior/military $5, age 6-11 $3, under 6 free)

Hoyt Arboretum

4000 SW Fairview Blvd.

International Rose Test Garden

400 SW Kingston Ave.
Open 7:30 am -9 pm daily. Free tours departing 1 pm daily from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Donation suggested.

Ladd’s Circle & Squares

SE 16th & Harrison St.

Lan Su Chinese Garden

NW Everett St. & Third Ave.
Open 10 am – 7pm March 15-October 14 and 10 am – 4 pm October 15-March14.($10 adult, $9 senior, $7 students 6-18 and college with ID, under 6 free)

Leach Botanical Garden

6704 SE 122nd Ave.
503.823.9503 Donation suggested. Closed holidays; see website for details.

Peninsula Park

700 N Rosa Parks Way

Portland Japanese Garden

611 SW Kingston Ave.
($14.95 adult, $12.95 senior, $11.95 student, $10 youth 6-17, 5 and under free.)

Portland Memory Gardeen

SE 104th Ave. & Powell Blvd.

Whittaker Ponds Nature Park

7040 NE 47th Ave.

Greater Oregon Gardens

Cecil and Molly Smith Garden, St. Paul

5055 Ray Bell Rd., 503.647.2896
$3 addmission. Open weekends from April to mid-May, 11am-4pm

Howell Territorial Park, Sauvie Island

13901 NW Howell Park Rd.

Jenkins Estate, Beaverton

8005 SW Grabhorn

The Oregon Garden, Silverton

978 W Main St.
Open 365 days a year and dog-friendly. Admission rates and hours vary seasonally. See website for details.

Rogerson Clematis Collection

at Luscher Farm, West Linn
125 Rosemont Rd

Southwest Washington Garden

Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens

115 S Pekin Rd., Woodland
Open year round 10am – 4pm, ($4 admission)
Lilac Days are the three weeks leading up to Mother’s Day