Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way

#5 of 9 in Things to do in Federal Way
Garden · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Outstanding 22 acre botanical garden featuring species rhododendrons and companion plants from the wilds of Asia, Europe and North America. View the Stumpery Garden, Meconopsis meadow, Pond garden, and of course the new Rutherford Conservatory where you will see beautiful tropical rhododendrons. There is always something to see!

Also visit our Garden Gift Shop and the year-round RSBG Nursery!

Lots of FREE parking
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  • The garden is beautiful, hands down. It's deceptively large, given how crammed together it appears on first entrance. The entrance fee of $8 a person is maybe a tad steep for a garden, so if you're....  more »
  • My friend and I thoroughly enjoyed our visit here. The grounds were beautiful and informative with many different species besides rhododendrons. Nice to combine this with the free bonsai museum next.....  more »
  • Beautiful gardens. Friendly staff. Enjoyable, nature fun.
  • Fabulous collection of local and foreign plants, Rhodys, Azaleas, Ferns, and may others. Well labeled self guiding tour. Closed Monday.

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