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