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

Music in the Garden Posted May 24, 2016

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

July 17, 2016 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Join your friends on The Great Lawn of The Dunn Gardens for a lively afternoon of music, beer & wine, and a picnic lunch.

June 26, 2016 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

If you have been on a Dunn Gardens Estate Garden Tour you know this is a signature event offered by the Dunn.

July 24, 2016 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

You are invited to spend an afternoon with your children or grandchildren watching a play about two loved rag dolls who enjoy adventures. 


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