Wellfield Botanic Gardens, Elkhart

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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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  • August 9, 2017
    The Wellfield Botanical Gardens is a nicely laid out, and well maintained park. There is an entry fee, but don't let that stop you from taking a nice walk in this beautiful park!  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    This garden gets better every year I visit. Wellfield Botanic Garden’s is a 36 acre garden with over 20 small ndividual gardens. There is a Japanese Garde, Waterfall Garden, English Gardn and a Childr...  more »
  • July 21, 2017
    So peaceful, quiet and serene. Spent about an hour wandering around the grounds. Broken up into different types of gardens, water, cottage, sensory, etc.  more »
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  • July 3, 2017
    Great flowers and plants however older lady at the desk is rude and believes herself better than most. Garden is great though just avoid the staff
  • May 29, 2017
    Unfinished and they charge 5 bucks a person admission fee. The finished parts are beautiful however.
  • May 20, 2017
    Lovely, unique walk through the gardens. A gem for the city of Elkhart.
  • April 11, 2017
    An incredible experience, and worth a drive to Elkhart even if you have nothing else to do here.
  • January 25, 2017
    Beautiful place, especially in the spring and fall. Many different plant and flowers that are well gardened by the staff. Very relaxing and peaceful.

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