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Wellfield Botanic Gardens, Elkhart

(4.6/5 based on 80+ reviews on the web)
The Gardens is situated on 36 acres including 18 acres of water, six blocks north of downtown Elkhart on a historical piece of property known as the North Main Street well field. This site has been a source of hydraulic energy and drinking water for the City of Elkhart since the middle 1800s. Currently the City's Department of Public Works operates 13 wells on the site and Wellfield Gardens is the City's largest source of drinking water.
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  • The Wellfield is a beautiful place to walk or jog. Each time I go I see something new. The changing flowers and different pathways keep each visit entertaining. The Wellfield also holds family fun eve...  more »
  • Definitely a garden to visit if you live in or around Elkhart, Mishawaka, South Bend, IN area, or if passing through. Not very old, but quickly developing--and the gardens that are in place are intere...  more »
  • It is a beautiful place, with great landscaping. It's fun to walk along, and see all the beauty ...,. the flowers, pond, and creek. They are continuing to improve and expand it. Very enjoyable place! 
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  • Gorgeous gardens set in the middle of an urban area. Appreciate all of the hard work of the organizers, donors and patrons to bring this beautiful setting to Elkhart!
  • Visited in a free day. Beautiful, there are some benches inside, you can sit and rest and watch the beautiful flowers.
  • I highly recommend visiting this tremendous downtown Elkhart / Gateway mile asset.
  • Wow...what a gorgeous place!
  • We are members here its a very beautiful place love walks here with my wife