Admission, Hours, Directions & Parking

The Garden grounds remain open daily, dawn to dusk. All buildings, except restrooms, are closed until further notice. Please see our COVID-19 page for additional information.

 

Admission

Admission to the Bellevue Botanical Garden is free. Most classes and lectures, and some special events, require a fee to participate. See our Calendar for more information.

Hours

The Garden is open dawn until dusk, every day of the year.

  • Visitor Center is open 9am-4pm, daily
  • Administrative offices are open 9am-4pm, Monday-Saturday
  • The Trillium Store has seasonal hours. Please visit our Trillium Store page for details.
  • Copper Kettle Coffee has seasonal hours. Please visit our Copper Kettle page for details.

Location & Directions

The Bellevue Botanical Garden is located at 12001 Main St., Bellevue, WA 98005. There are several ways to get here from I-405 and SR-520. We recommend consulting a navigation app to find the best route from your starting point.

General Directions:

From I-405, take exit 13A onto NE 4th St. and head east. Turn right on 120th Avenue. Go south approximately 1/2 mile to the stoplight at Main St. Turn left onto Main St. The Garden entrance is about three blocks up Main Street on the right.

King County Metro

To travel to the Garden by King County Metro bus, from the Bellevue Transit Center, take bus #271 and get off at the 116th Ave SE & SE 1st St stop. This is the closest bus stop to the Garden, and is a 1/2 mile walk from the bus stop to the Garden, and is uphill for the first 1/4 mile. Please consult the King County Metro Trip Planner for exact routes and times.

Maps & Guides

Garden maps are available at the Garden. If you would like to view these maps before arriving, you may download them here:

Garden Map & Guide
Children’s Self-Guided Tour

Parking

Free parking is available in the Garden parking lot, immediately adjacent to the Visitor Center and the Garden. When parking in the Garden lot, please lock your vehicle and take all valuables with you.

Large Vehicles

Our parking lot cannot accommodate buses, shuttles, or other large vehicles. Overflow and large vehicle parking is available at Wilburton Hill Park. Drive east approximately 1/4 mile to bend in the road and turn right into that lot.

Questions

If you have questions about admission, hours, parking or location, please contact us by email, or call us at 425-452-2750.