About the Gardens

The esteemed Olmsted Brothers Landscape firm designed the Dunn Gardens in 1915. One hundred years later the vision of the Gardens as a place of timeless grace has been realized. Notable features include naturalistic groupings of trees, broad lawns with borders of shrubs, and woodland walks.  Plants range from diminutive erythroniums to large rhododendrons and towering Douglas firs.

Donate to The Dunn Gardens

Preservation of the Dunn Gardens is dependent on your generosity.

You can donate to the Dunn Gardens Endowment, General Funding, or for a specific purpose.

Your gifts are tax-deductible. Thank you for your support.


To conserve the Dunn Gardens for public enjoyment and education, and to promote the preservation of other Northwest gardens of historical and horticultural significance.

From the Garden Blog

Think of the trillium as the Johnny Appleseed of the ancient wildflower world, spreading seed and beauty as it meanders across prehistoric North America.

What’s Happening Now

February 19th: A Winter Stroll to see the Gardens
coming to life.

As usual the first order of business in 2017 at the Dunn will be to welcome in the early bloomers.
Wrap up and come and celebrate this renewal with a leisurely look around the grounds.

The Stroll is a membership benefit but guests of members welcome.  
A donation is appreciated.

Come and enjoy a winter garden and a warm drink. 2-4 pm

Love to see you there to help us kick off another grand year.



Visiting & Tours

The Dunn Gardens are open to the public for docent-led guided tours.

Our regular tour schedule runs from April 1 through July, and from September 1 through October. The gardens are closed in August and on those days on which special events are scheduled.

Reservations must be made in advance.

Admission: $10.00, $5 for seniors (65+)

Upcoming Events

November 16, 2016 (All day) to April 5, 2017 (All day)

The Dunn Gardens is closed for the winter but will reopen for tours: Thursday,  April 6.

February 19, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Open Sunday: Winter Garden Stroll


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