6 days ago
Flower Power 🌸 I can't believe I only just learned about the Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden a year ago! Sadly, I couldn't make it out then, but so glad I got a chance to explore this beautiful spot for my birthday this year.
The Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden is a gorgeous botanical garden located between Reed College and the Eastmoreland Golf Course - about a 10-20 minute drive outside inner Portland (depending on traffic). It has beautiful, meandering paths that take you through various ponds, bridges, and many varieties of rhododendrons.
There are a ton of benches throughout where you can take a moment to enjoy the views, savor the tranquility, or even pack some food and have a picnic. I'll definitely be doing that next time! 😊
We leisurely walked through the whole garden in about an hour, but you could certainly spend much longer here. Crystal Springs is less busy than the Japanese and International Rose Test Gardens, making it a great spot to take out-of-town guests!
✨Bonus!✨ There's FREE admission on Mondays - although admission is only $5 normally ✌🏻 Crystal Springs is technically a Portland park, so all fees go towards the maintenance of the garden. #thingstodoinpdx