Walks: Garden

Walks that feature gardens

Looking for a walk that features gardens?

Below are all 100 Steps options starting with the newest additions. You can learn about terrain, distance, seating, and more when you choose to view an individual walk.

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Garden of Surging Waves

I can’t confirm it, but I’d venture a guess that the Garden of Surging Waves is the only public venue in Oregon where you are invited to “Bring your paper, crayons and make rubbings over Confucius’ quote!” Tucked amongst aged buildings of colorful brickwork in… 

Azalea Park

“Gardening” for my husband and me consists of identifying a struggling plant, chopping it back to a nub, and letting it have its “do or die” moment.  We live in Oregon, where vegetation thrives, so this brute-force approach to plant care is usually successful. Fortunately… 

Connie Hansen Garden

Occupying a rectangular block in the middle of an otherwise ordinary northwest Lincoln City neighborhood, the Connie Hansen Garden is a cozy park maintained by the volunteer efforts of the Connie Hansen Garden Conservancy. Walking paths bordered by mature labeled trees, many varieties of rhododendrons,… 

Kilchis Point Reserve

Education meets recreation at Kilchis Point Reserve. Native plant gardens, a walking path, and abundant interpretive signs comprise a self-guided outdoor museum just a block from the south end of Bay City. It’s obvious those who have contributed their time to developing, improving, and tending… 

Mingus Park

If you’re in the vicinity of Coos Bay or North Bend and have an inkling for a pond-in-the-park experience – that being walking and picnicking near water lilies and friendly ducks – then you can stop at Mingus Park. Offering both a loop trail around… 

Hendricks Park

If you want to inhale the fragrance of an Oregon Spring, try the Rhododendron Garden at Hendricks Park during bloom season. If I could take an aroma snapshot, I would share the sweet, clean scent. Simply luscious! It’s a lovely accompaniment to the colorful feast…