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Lovely place for an afternoon strll

We were pleasantly surprised by this rather hidden gem. The various gardens are delightful. The... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Quiet and nice.

Visited this little quaint place while visiting the area. They had a nice playground for our... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2018
Bobbie C
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2055 E US Highway 12, Michigan City, IN 46360-2152
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

The Friendship Garden is a nice place to stop and wander for an hour or two. There are approximately 3 miles of trails (although a few a them seem to lead to nowhere) with themed stops along the way representing various countries. As the leaves...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tccatalyst
Reviewed 23 September 2018

I'm a fan of botanical gardens and this one was ok, but wouldn't be at the top of my list. It is on the small side and seems like there was only minimal care in the garden. On the plus side it was very peaceful....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

First time visiting and wow! We had no idea that these gardens existed until now. A real beauty. There is something for everyone to see and adore, even a wonderful playground for the children. Thank you to all the volunteers for their hard work and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank unknowndiner
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We were pleasantly surprised by this rather hidden gem. The various gardens are delightful. The volunteers who work here have done a great job.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank set2go52
Reviewed 29 August 2018

A wonderful place to stroll through beautiful surrounding, seeing the different types of gardens presented here. They are the result of many hours of dedication by different groups or individuals and are so worth seeing and enjoying.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jan Hemminghaus S
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

The grounds are beautiful and peaceful. The children's playground is outstanding. The amount of plantings is lacking compared to all of the botanical gardens I have ever been to. I would classify this as a garden of sorts as opposed to a true botanical garden.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank BudNLily
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Visited this little quaint place while visiting the area. They had a nice playground for our younger child. The trails were good.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bobbie C
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We walked all the trials and saw all the gardens. We saw a pileated woodpecker up close and personal! Was surprised by this sighting. You have to experience this small pace of heaven right off the highway. I would go here again. Delightful.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Char1144
Reviewed 26 August 2017

LOVED our visit to these gardens! Beautiful setting and landscaping. Especially loved that it;s being rehabbed from the turn of the century -- you could feel the history and ambiance of days gone by. Can't wait to come back!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank tramassa
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We were invited to an event at Friendship gardens and we were so glad that we went. the place is just beautiful and a perfect place for a nice summer day.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Susan S
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18 April 2016|
Response from naturelover7531 | Reviewed this property |
admission is $6 for anyone over 12