Emil and Stella Gehrke were folk artists and created hundreds of fascinating windmills and whirligigs. They displayed their creations on their property in Grand Coulee, WA. After their deaths, the large collections was broken up - some sold, some to family members others to art installations and the remaining found a permanent home at the Gehrke Windmill Garden in North Dam Park, Grand Coulee, WA.Plan your Gehrke Windmill Garden visit and explore what else you can see and do in Grand Coulee using our Grand Coulee trip planner.
Gehrke Windmill Garden reviews
Amazing fenced-in patch of "found object" windmills -- all sorts of colors, heights, and objects used and QUITE a site to see whirring on a windy day. Great place to stretch your legs, or take some... more »
There's always something to define a place you visit. The windmill garden was really cool. Lots of eccentric throw aways made into art. Very glad we saw it and stopped. more »
Fun place to look at. It would be nice to have an informational area about the garden.
After driving by this curiosity for years I finally took a look. It turned into a listen. Wind drive the menagerie of turbines into frenetic whirs and drones. If they had not been bolted down they may have taken flight!
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