West of the Lake Gardens

  • West of the Lake Gardens

    West of the Lake Gardens
  • West of the Lake Gardens

    West of the Lake Gardens

Six acres of backyard gardens on Lake Michigan on the estate of John & Ruth West featuring a rose garden, Japanese, sunken and formal gardens, with more than 900 feet of herbaceous borders with colorful annuals.

Hours of Operation

Open Mother's Day Weekend to Mid October. 10am-5pm seven days a week weather permitting.

Directions

From I-43 North or South: Take exit 152, State Highway 42 East (Waldo Blvd., toward Manitowoc). Follow Waldo Blvd. to Lake Michigan (about 5 miles) where it curves left (North) and becomes Memorial Drive. At the first traffic signal (Reed Ave.), turn right.

Features

  • On Water

Natural Attractions Type

  • Arboretum/Botanical