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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  • Just when you thought this was just your average sleepy town, Elkhart IN shows us this and many other hidden gems.  more »
  • A must do while in Elkhart County, especially if you are visiting in August. The Taste of the Gardens is a fun, 1 day event that is filled with wonderful dishes from local establishments, adult bevera...  more »
  • This is such a beautiful place. You can’t go wrong anytime you visit. Flowers in the spring, summer and fall. Art and design in all season. It is relaxing just walking the paths. Super friendly staff....  more »
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  • I only go when it's free, it's not the sort of place I'd expect to pay admission to. But, they are doing some nice work on it. There are some interesting side gardens going up and little water features.
  • It was beautiful ..but not quite what I was expecting .. we had a nice evening to walk in the garden and look at the lights.. we like their fire pits where you could warm yourself throughout the garden
  • Our walk through the gardens was much more pleasant than I anticipated. I have driven past this place for many years and never knew it existed. The natural landscape is beautiful bettered by a feeling of hometown authenticity. My exact words were "we do have nice things in Elkhart."
  • Beautiful gardens just north of downtown. My wife spends quite a bit of time here during the summer months.
  • This place is amazing! It's beautiful, peaceful, they're always doing something new and inspiring, and it's a great place to host a wedding, a corporate event, or any number of things. It's a great place to come for a peaceful day!

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