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Elk Rock Garden

11800 SW Military Ln, Portland, OR 97219-8436
+1 503-636-5613
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Beautiful quiet gem in southwest Portland

Senior couple. A small unique garden. Quiet along the walkways viewing the unique plants and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Alan W
Normal, Illinois
via mobile
Lovely garden and FREE (but you should leave a donation anyway)

This lovely little garden is beautiful and FREE. Also, there are NO bathrooms. We came here... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Carrie S
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Beautiful public gardens full of ponds and rare flowers.
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11800 SW Military Ln, Portland, OR 97219-8436
+1 503-636-5613
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Senior couple. A small unique garden. Quiet along the walkways viewing the unique plants and trees. Not a big place but well worth the time. Nice view of the river.

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This lovely little garden is beautiful and FREE. Also, there are NO bathrooms. We came here twice on our trip because we loved it so much. There is a very short path you can meander around. There is a big grassy area you can sit...More

Thank Carrie S
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Came upon this place by chance.Easy to find and a secluded place.Very peaceful with a car park that accommodates 10 or 12 cars.Wonderful private garden with lots of different types of plants and trees.A great view of the river and takes about 30 minutes to...More

Thank ranjivc
Reviewed 30 April 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 2 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 13 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 25 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 18 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
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